Monthly Archives: December 2008
All told, about $7 trillion of shareholders’ wealth — the gains of the last six years — will be wiped out in a year marked by violent market swings. via NYTimes.com. I thought I would be diversified with international and emerging markets funds, but the decline of the U.S. markets also spread around the world. … Continue reading
About 6 inches of light, fluffy snow should fall here in Georgetown, Massachusetts for the last day of the year. We all did a bit of shoveling today, and Ally and Evan made snow angels. Marion, Jen, and Ally went to pick up the new Toyota Corolla, but the traffic was so bad, they decided … Continue reading
I tried to run down the abandoned railroad track trail today, but it was too wet, so I ran 4 miles on the road.
I had major problems with the admin for the Linksys WRT54G Version 8 router at my in-laws’ house yesterday. All I tried to do was press the reset switch so that I could access the admin. This resulted in hours of power cycling, resets, a firmware upgrade, and eventually a non-functional router. I did some … Continue reading
I ran 5 miles this morning in 28 degree weather in Georgetown, Massachusetts. It was a nice run with tights, light gloves, Drylete top, and an OR wind-resistant hat. I really love the Nike Skylon 2s, and I hope they keep making that shoe. It has the perfect combination of light weight, flexibility, motion control … Continue reading