Category Archives: Travel

2017 Triathlon Age Group National Competition

The Nationals, the first ones for me, are an experience to be savored. There is a sense of achievement in getting to this race — I’ve worked towards this qualifying-only race for 5 years, after all. 

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My Favorite Collection: Countries and States Ran, v. July 2016

As of July 2016, the totals of places where I went running and ran at least one mile include: Countries: 12 out of 196 Canadian provinces and territories: 3 out of 13 US states: 30 out of 50 The recent … Continue reading

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Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016: Does It Affect My Purchasing Decisions?

Coming to the Consumer Electronics Show is like stepping into a geeky adults’ version of a candy shop, except that some of the candy you see won’t be on sale for several months (if it reaches the market at all), … Continue reading

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Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016: First Timer’s Impressions

The legendary and glorious Consumer Electronics Show. A congregation of more than 170,000 people (for comparison, I grew up in a city of only 30,000), in the shiny artificial Las Vegas. A happening that takes over tech pages in all … Continue reading

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Ironman Triathlon

I did it! The face of a person at the finish line of their first Ironman: I found the Ironman different from all the races I’ve done before.  After ~20 major races and more than 50 races in total, I … Continue reading

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My Favorite Collection: Running States and Countries, as of January 2015

The just-ended 2014 was a pretty good year for my running collection – the set of states, provinces, and countries where I have ran at least 1 mile. While the country-level collection did not change since 2013 (it can be … Continue reading

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Duck Explores West Coast: Portland to San Francisco

Duck the Photographer, who previously crossed the continent and who has been exploring the East Coast, recently went on another adventure – a 7-day West Coast road trip, from Portland, OR to San Fransisco, CA along the Pacific Ocean.

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Duck Explores East Coast: New Adventures of The Duck

Duck, who previously traveled across the continent, has recently been busy exploring the East Coast. First of all, he traveled to Canada! It was his first foreign trip – other than his trip here from China where he was originally … Continue reading

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My Favorite Collection: Running States and Countries, January 2014

In 2013 I had many opportunities to add new items to my running collection — the states, provinces, and countries where I ran at least one mile outdoors (gyms do not count — it has to be an authentic outdoor … Continue reading

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Duck’s Adventures

This is Duck. He is a photographer, never separated from his little camera, and he loves to travel. He joined our household back in August, just in time for a 2-week New York to San Diego road trip. Here is … Continue reading

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