Monthly Archives: March 2011

Book read: Learning to Walk

Sheilagh Conklin, Learning to Walk: From the Sofa to a Marathon in Nine Months (2007) Sheilagh Conklin is a braver soul than I. In February of 2006, my business partner, Karen, signed me on to the Children’s Tumor Foundation’s Marathon … Continue reading

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Book read: Moonwalking With Einstein

Joshua Foer, Moonwalking With Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything (2011) Joshua Foer reported on the 2005 U.S. Memory Championship for Slate magazine. Intrigued by what he saw, and thinking he would improve his own bad memory, he … Continue reading

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Ooops!

OK, so the whole post-a-week thing hasn’t quite gone according to plan. (Or, the whole post-a-week thing has gone exactly according to plan, except for three missing weeks.) I’m sure I’ll post something later on that’s a bit fuller, but … Continue reading

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