Reading John

Reading John

I like to set myself small challenges to complete every once in a while and I’ve just completed one that, while small, was still rewarding to get through. Having been in the habit of reading something each day as part of my morning routine, I decided to find...
Brasserie Georges

Brasserie Georges

Tonight C├ęcile and I are heading to dinner with my buddy Rich and his wife Maureen who are visiting Lyon from San Jose, California. I really like Rich and enjoy chatting with him about work and, well, most things – great guy and I’m looking forward to the...
Eating Like an Astronaut

Eating Like an Astronaut

I’m up early again this morning but not because of an alarm. It seems I am just used to getting out of bed early, even on a Sunday, and that this habit is especially difficult to break when the sun is rising so early, too. The fact that it is not even summer yet...
Goals for the Sri Chinmoy 50K

Goals for the Sri Chinmoy 50K

I woke up this morning after a good night’s sleep ready to head into the office. Yes, I know it’s Saturday but I have a big project on that is taking up a lot of time and I knew a long time ago that I would be working this weekend and also the Saturday...
100 Days Out

100 Days Out

Today is another milestone in the 2017 season for me as I am 100 days out from the big race of the year, the Ultratour du Leman. I a little over three months I’ll be making my way up to Villeneuve, Switzerland and lining up for a 175 kilometer run around the Lac...
Destination: Marseille

Destination: Marseille

So Sunday afternoon we were having lunch and Jamie asked if we would be going to the Tour de France this year. I wasn’t sure if we were going to be able to and, certainly compared to last year, the race wasn’t passing quite so close to Lyon. Where last...