Monthly Archives: December 2013

C++ Reading Group

After a protracted journey through the second edition of Nicolai Josuttis’s The C++ Standard Library, my work group has started reading O’Reilly’s Intel Threading Building Blocks book (written by Intel’s James Reinders). I’m under no impressions that it will be … Continue reading

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Diet Coke

I started using the Medtronic Minimed Enlite sensor about 10 days ago, and I have plenty to write about it. And I’ll do that soon. For now, I’ll just tease y’all and say my reaction so far is better than … Continue reading

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How Sweet Are You?

I was inspired by Scully’s post that showed a unit of insulin in relation to a bunch of different things, like a nickel, a staple, and a LEGO man. (It’s pretty cool. You should be sure to go look at … Continue reading

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Flip Flip Flip Flip… Wednesday, 6:00AM

Before I left the house I decided that today was going to be a “screw around” day at the pool. My plan is to start some structured base training in January, and until then I’m going to enjoy myself (the … Continue reading

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The Workout Card… Friday 5:45AM

“That doesn’t look like sprinting.” Jennifer, the fastest masters swimmer at the pool, had just hopped in to share a swim lane with me this morning. (As long as we don’t try to circle swim, there’s never a problem with … Continue reading

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