Monthly Archives: April 2013

Mo Pixels, Mo Problems

Technology might be making the world a smaller place, but the data we’re creating and using is only getting bigger and bigger. Recently a few customers independently contacted me with problems reading their large DICOM (medical) and NITF (national intelligence) … Continue reading

Posted in Computing, File Formats, Fodder for Techno-weenies | 1 Comment

Back to the Pool: A Story in Four Acts

I. Between being sick and the high school being closed for spring break, today was my first day back at the pool since the 10th. I had gotten a little used to sleeping in—all the way to 5:30—but I was … Continue reading

Posted in Reluctant Triathlete, Swimming, This is who we are | 1 Comment

November through March

I hope I’m not jinxing anything, but I’m going to call winter as over here in New England. It was a long one, but we survived. Here is the proof:

Posted in Canada, I am Rembrandt, Photography | 2 Comments

2013 Boston Marathon

I don’t want to inject myself into today’s events, but I can’t ignore them either. Like every year, I had been looking forward to the Boston Marathon for quite a while. Patriots Day (a.k.a., Marathon Monday) is my favorite day … Continue reading

Posted in General, Photography, Running, This is who we are | 8 Comments


It all started a few days after the half-marathon. I had already decided to take a couple days off running following the race, although I’m not sure I could have actually gone for an easy run on those days without … Continue reading

Posted in Cycling, Diabetes, Running, Swimming | 2 Comments