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Monthly Archives: June 2013

Medica’s Healthy Savings Plan

My employer offers group health insurance through Medica, and our benefits coordinator recently announced a new program that Medica is rolling out. It’s called the Healthy Savings Program¬†and it was described as a rebate for buying healthy groceries. A few … Continue reading

June 23, 2013 Health , , ,

Quick beer update

Last night we kegged the Karl’s Ninety. It was about a week overdue, I think, but I’m told that the beer is safe in that state for awhile, and no harm seems to have come to it. We took a … Continue reading

June 17, 2013 Home Brewing , , ,


On Friday, Ethan and I took the day off and flew down to Chicago for one night to see Dylan Moran. He’s easily my favorite comedian, and if you haven’t, you should check out his stand-up; there are plenty of … Continue reading

June 16, 2013 Travel , ,

Ten Years Ago

After hearing that I’ve been posting again, my friend Kai pointed out that the 10 year anniversary of my first post on my blog is coming up in a few weeks. He said I should do some anniversary posts, where … Continue reading

June 9, 2013 Blogging, Personal

Rugged Maniac, 2013

Yesterday Ethan and I ran the Minnesota Rugged Maniac for the second year in a row. Both this year and last year the course was challenging and fun. The RM is held at a ski resort and the entire course … Continue reading

Fitness ,

Site Updates

Yesterday I installed and then heavily manipulated a new theme for the site. The new theme is mobile and tablet friendly, and has big, friendly font. I also moved the archives to their own page. Ethan was also updating his … Continue reading

June 2, 2013 Site Updates ,

Race photos

Ethan’s mom was gracious enough to lug my camera around to get some photos of us during the run. This is us just after the 10 mile mark, prior to the big hill. I like that we’re both sporting our … Continue reading

June 1, 2013 Fitness, Photography