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Travails of a Non-Swimmer

How to Do Open Turn

Posted by on Mar 27, 2013 in Miscellany |

GoSwim has a great series on how to do the open turn. I’m practicing for backstroke and wanted these videos on one page. Open Turn...

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Fat Chance: Don’t Put This One on the Shelf

Posted by on Mar 21, 2013 in Miscellany | 1 comment

A new book arrived today: Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity, and Disease by Dr. Robert H. Lustig. I...

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On March 11

Posted by on Mar 11, 2013 in Miscellany |

Today, March 11th, marks the day two years ago when the most horrifying earthquake and tsunami wreaked havoc on the shores of eastern...

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The Slip-Up

Posted by on Mar 5, 2013 in Miscellany | 4 comments

Gaaaaaahhhhh! Today I broke down and ate everything listed in The Ultimate List of Foods to Avoid. I’ve been so good this year,...

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Poolside Manners

Posted by on Feb 17, 2013 in Miscellany | 2 comments

I went to the city pool facility the other day. It’s a public pool but run by a sports club, so it’s not free and every minute...

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