On May 26th I ran the 10k event of the 2013 Saskatchewan Marathon in 1:00:31, finishing 543rd of 1097 runners that finished the race.
Last fall I started running and decided to challenge myself by aiming to compete in a 10k event at the end of this May.
I know that this is two months later than usual, but better late than never : )
On October 27th, 2012 I married my beautiful wife Tressa (nee Kirstein) in Saskatoon with friends and family on hand.
Well, it has been a long time since I wrote a blog entry, because of two very big events that have taken place. Full details on these to follow.
I was married to Tressa Danchilla (nee Kirstein) on October 27th, 2012. And we bought a house, moved in mid-December, and have done a few renovations
Words of Wisdom
The greater the stupidity, the greater the clarity. Stupidity is brief and guileless, while wit equivocates and hides. Wit is a scoundrel, while stupidity is honest and sincere.Fyodor Dostoyevsky, "The Brothers Karamazov"
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Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds - Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!! (2008)
This album has been a staple of my music collection since it's release in 2008. I think it is one of Nick Cave's best albums. The album is moody and full of lyrical imagery. Dark, trancy at times such as on the track "Night of the Lotus eaters". The lyrics of this album are very strong and is what draws me back to it time and again. The track "Midnight Man" is an absolute gem:
Hold that chrysalis in your palm See it split and change It won't do you any harm It's just trying to rearrange
It was born to live a day Now it flies up from your hand It's beautiful It's the one they call your ever loving man
Wolves have carried your babies away Oh, your kids drip from their teeth The nights are long and the day Is bitter cold beyond belief...
...Close your eyes, sleep in him Dream of your lost sons and daughters Me, I'll raise up my dorsal fin And glide up and down the waters
The closing track "More news from nowhere" though just under eight minutes could go sixteen and I would be quite happy to listen to it all.
nick cave-midnight man
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