Monthly Archives: May 2012

Thessaloniki and the Holy Mountain

I spent the past week in the north of Greece, principally in Thessaloniki where I attended a conference for work. I have good friends in Thessaloniki, so was able to combine work with a personal visit. I should say that … Continue reading

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Sunday in the Park with NP

I should first apologize for not having posted for a while. Life has recently been very hectic, as I have tried to fit all of my training into a busy work schedule, including a week-long trip to the north of … Continue reading

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Lindau am Bodensee – Race One

This past Sunday I had my first triathlon race of the year, which was also my first triathlon race ever! With four months of training under my belt, I was anxious to get into an actual race situation relatively early … Continue reading

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Bright Lycra, a Tragedy, and Race Week

NP and I recently decided to square off in a bright clothing competition. The stakes were high, as the winner claimed not only the sought-after bright-clothing bragging rights, but also entitlement to a victory lap around our flat. As you … Continue reading

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Hilly Ride with Flats, and Some Race Updates

Today is May day, a holiday across Europe linked to ancient pagan festivals and modern-day labour rights. In lieu of Morris dancing (of which I had my fill while living in Britain), KT and I dressed NP up in a … Continue reading

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