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Getting back on the sliding saddle for the Concept2 Fall Team Challenge

Getting back on the sliding saddle for the Concept2 Fall Team Challenge

If you can't make a date with some sexy someone you love from September 15 through October 15 then they could either be in rehab or they could be fully committed to Concept2's yearly virtual team challenge, the Fall Team Challenge. Plan accordingly.

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Mirror your entire podcast quickly, easily, and cheaply onto YouTube with Audioship.io

Mirror your entire podcast quickly, easily, and cheaply onto YouTube with Audioship.io

A couple of weeks ago, Audioship.io launched a Podcast RSS-to-YouTube service that allows you to plug in your podcast's feed and all the episodes of your entire podcast will be slowly slurped off your server and squirted onto YouTube, perfectly formatted, including show notes and album art! Also, pretty cheap for the amount of time you save.

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Why you need carbon steel pans

Why you need carbon steel pans

Do you need a cast-iron pan? No. Should you try a cast iron pan? Certainly, mostly because they're cheap and will last you forever.

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I only hit 350 pounds because I was stuffing myself like a French foie gras goose

I only hit 350 pounds because I was stuffing myself like a French foie gras goose

This is a blog confession that is only a surprise to me: I eat too often and too much. I stuff myself like a prize Christmas goose, like a blue-ribbon hog.

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Working against laziness and business every single day to fight my natural quarantine sedentarism

Working against laziness and business every single day to fight my natural quarantine sedentarism

I have been working so hard to fight malaise in Winter plus Quarantine plus Coronavirus so it is important for me to be as active as possible.

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My companies have been virtual since the Fall of 2006

My companies have been virtual since the Fall of 2006

My companies have been virtual since the Fall of 2006. I had run my consulting business virtually from 1996 through 2002; however, actually running a proper company was different and mostly amazing (though one really must really trust and believe in the honesty of people in order for it to work).

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The Afghan war was a long Khan

The Afghan war was a long Khan

tl;dr: Afghanistan was invaded by the United States⁠—not invited. Afghanis were our hostages, not our allies. The occupation was tolerated not enjoyed. Any US love was actually Stockholm syndrome.

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What earned media micro-influencer marketing is

What earned media micro-influencer marketing is

Every one of the influencers we reach out to we brand with our client's brand recognition. Maybe your first touch, their very first introduction to the client. There are so many useful aspects to our type of influencer marketing, which is actually more of an influencer PR.

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Embarking on a 100,000 meter Concept2 Dog Days Challenge journey

Embarking on a 100,000 meter Concept2 Dog Days Challenge journey

I haven't been spending the hundreds and thousands of hours I had spent on my old Model C erg but that's going to change.

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Reviewing Total Fitness After 40: The 7 Life-Changing Foundations You Need for Strength, Health and Motivation in your 40s, 50s, 60s, and Beyond by Nick Swettenham

Reviewing Total Fitness After 40: The 7 Life-Changing Foundations You Need for Strength, Health and Motivation in your 40s, 50s, 60s, and Beyond by Nick Swettenham

Nick Swettenham reached out to me to check out his book, Total Fitness After 40, and after dicking around with PDFs, MOBI, and ePUB, I grabbed it as a KindleUnlimited. So, I "bought" it myself. I wanted to have it registered with Goodreads and I wanted to be able grab quotes that I can share. I like reviewing books more by showing and sharing instead of telling.

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My Cardiologist's diet plan for me is a daily 18:6 intermittent fast

My Cardiologist's diet plan for me is a daily 18:6 intermittent fast

While it was a pretty casual, positive, interaction, my cardiology team at Virginia Hospital Center Cardiology Center, led by Dr. Matthew Lucks, has given me a path towards losing a ton of weight.

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Google FeedBurner is Dead, Migrate your RSS Feed to Follow.it ASAP

Google FeedBurner is Dead, Migrate your RSS Feed to Follow.it ASAP

Just received this email from Google FeedBurner. It's official. Be prepared! Be aware! Like every good service from Google, FeedBurner is Dead, Long Live FeedBurner! I'll make it easy for you. I moved the RSS from this site to Follow.it months ago. Click my juicy affiliate link below to make sure I get credit, whatever that means. I know it's a pain in the ass to migrate but Follow.it makes it as easy as possible. Make some time this weekend. Don't wait. Time flies. You have been warned.

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Georgetown Law Presents 2021 Advanced Ediscovery Institute November 18-19, 2021

Georgetown Law Presents 2021 Advanced Ediscovery Institute November 18-19, 2021

My amazing friend and lawyer, Mira Vayda Edelman, is a planning committee co-chair for an upcoming in-person event at Georgetown Law called the 2021 Advanced Ediscovery Institute on November 18-19, 2021. Please be sure to register and attend!

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So many quotes about good taste, bad taste, and taste you won't believe it

So many quotes about good taste, bad taste, and taste you won't believe it

I received a comment over on YouTube in response to my latest podcast, ChrisCast S2E20: Why is 'Satellites' by Rebecca Curtis featured fiction in The New Yorker?, and I wanted to respond with a list of quotes about good taste and bad taste but there were so many, it all became overwhelming. That said, I decided to post them all below, in no particular order.

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The Asics Novablast is an amazing walking shoe

The Asics Novablast is an amazing walking shoe

I bought last season's Asics Novablast 1 on sale at Runner's Warehouse and didn't get the world's best running shoe or trainer, I got the world's most comfortable, squishy, and comfortable walking shoe.

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Why is Satellites by Rebecca Curtis in The New Yorker?

Why is Satellites by Rebecca Curtis in The New Yorker?

Quotes from Satellites by Rebecca Curtis that make me wonder why this short story is featured in The New Yorker instead of in an adventure or romance novel from Gold Eagle or Harlequin. I'll let you be the judge.

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Here are my favorite quotes from Slow Jogging: Lose Weight, Stay Healthy, and Have Fun with Science-Based, Natural Running by Hiroaki Tanaka

Here are my favorite quotes from Slow Jogging: Lose Weight, Stay Healthy, and Have Fun with Science-Based, Natural Running by Hiroaki Tanaka

When I read Slow Jogging, Lose Weight, Stay Healthy, and Have Fun with Science-Based, Natural Running by Hiroaki Tanaka, there were some amazing quotes that I wrote down. Here are my favorites. How about you?

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5 Ways to Stop your New Business from Losing Money

If you want to stop your business from losing money, then you have come to the right place.

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The Red Wheelbarrow by William Carlos Williams

The Red Wheelbarrow by William Carlos Williams

His most popular imagist poem. The most popular imagist poem. William Carlos Williams was an American poet, writer, and physician closely associated with modernism and imagism. In addition to his writing, Williams had a long career as a physician practicing both pediatrics and general medicine.

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How to fight Google's Core Algo Update 3

How to fight Google's Core Algo Update 3

This is the third of the neverending series of How to fight Google's Core Algo Update—currently number 3 of X parts. I am not milking the topic, though I am aware that there's a lot of overlap. Enjoy!

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Solar is a good idea for gas- and diesel-powered ICE cars and bikes as well

Solar is a good idea for gas- and diesel-powered ICE cars and bikes as well

Talking about solar, I installed solar panels onto my BMW sedan and motorcycle in order to just trickle charge and condition the batteries of vehicles I didn't use every day.

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How to fight Google's Core Algo Update 2

How to fight Google's Core Algo Update 2

Google's Search is tired of being egalitarian or democratic. I mean, it's been 23-years, right? Folks should know what to do to be a Good Google Search Citizen. Let me help you help yourself comply.

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How to fight Google's Core Algo Update 1

How to fight Google's Core Algo Update 1

My "always #1" search for my name, Chris Abraham, my own chrisabraham.com website, slipped to 6th, so I needed to find out why—and I think I did. I am here to help. Time to Spring Clean your website.

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I made such obvious mistakes during the Trump era

I made such obvious mistakes during the Trump era

Now that I come to think of it, it was stupid for me to be such a contrarian during Trump's administration.

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Trying BP-Rx by Re-3 to supplement my high BMI, hypertension, and cholesterol treatments

Trying BP-Rx by Re-3 to supplement my high BMI, hypertension, and cholesterol treatments

I grew up in Hawaii and so I am much more open to Chinese medicine. My dad's office was in Chinatown in downtown Honolulu on O`ahu so I spent a lot of time in the Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) stores along Hotel Street. I even go to TCM treatments at Heavenly Bodies Clinic, including acupuncture and tinctures. I am giving BP-Rx a try since it uses traditional Chinese ingredients that naturally and homeopathically treat all that ails me, including cardiovascular disease, kidney disease, hypertension, and high blood pressure.

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This blog has transitioned from Feedburner to follow.it

This blog has transitioned from Feedburner to follow.it

Since FeedBurner is going into maintenance mode in July I have transitioned my blog's email subscription to follow.it

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Royal Oak Developers See Favorable Trend for Moreland Walk Complex in Atlanta

Royal Oak Developers See Favorable Trend for Moreland Walk Complex in Atlanta

Luxury real estate market leader Royal Oak Developers has seen an ongoing increase in both demand and sales in the single-family, condo, and townhome segments of the Intown market in Atlanta. The trend dovetails the launch of its attractive 30-unit Moreland Walk condo complex located in East Atlanta, due to be completed in the coming months.

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I met Don Pendleton in 1985 at a Mack Bolan Convention in San Francisco

I met Don Pendleton in 1985 at a Mack Bolan Convention in San Francisco

I will do some more remembering about this experience but it was very cool and a real honor because I was the only kid there.

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