Hunger vs. Emotional Appetite
October 31, 2011

We humans are complicated creatures, and we eat for all kinds of reasons not associated with hunger: happiness, sadness, boredom, excitement, stress, exhaustion, dehydration. Some...

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Bohemian Brussels Sprouts
October 31, 2011

One of my favorite things about travel is the way it challenges my assumptions about how things work. By necessity, I'm SUCH a creature of...

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Paris Dispatch – 10/24/11
October 24, 2011

I'm both sad to have our holiday come to an end -- and eager to return to a routine that includes lots of meat and...

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Paris Dispatch – 10/22/11
October 22, 2011

We ran along the Seine to the Eiffel Tower this morning, and yes, it was as incredibly awesome magical amazing as it sounds like it...

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Paris Dispatch – 10/21/11
October 21, 2011

Yesterday felt like the longest day in history: up at 6:00 a.m. for a final (melancholy) walk across the Charles Bridge, then a fast breakfast...

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Final CrossFit Praha WOD & Prague Dispatch – 10/19/11
October 19, 2011

Today is our last full day in Prague, then we're off to Paris tomorrow. It's bittersweet: Paris will be wonderful, but I'm sad to leave...

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CrossFit Praha WOD #3
October 17, 2011

I just want to go on record as saying that using an alarm clock on vacation is evil. Also evil, Zdenek's workout today. But first,...

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Prague Dispatch – 10/16/11
October 17, 2011

I just have time for a quick post before I hit the pillow -- workout #3 at CrossFit Praha tomorrow. We've been enjoying the cool...

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A Little Gypsy Music
October 12, 2011

About 100 miles south of Prague is a small city called Cesky Krumlov that inspires daydreams of princesses and werewolves. The town and castle construction...

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CrossFit Praha WOD #2
October 12, 2011

Whew! After gingerbread dumplings and Dacicky Lager for dinner last night, we were moving a little slow this morning. But the alarm said, "Arise, vacationers!...

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Prague Dispatch – 10/11/11
October 11, 2011

We took the train to the town of Kutna Hora today to visit the Sedlec Ossuary, a.k.a., the bone church. You should read all about...

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CrossFit Praha WOD #1
October 10, 2011

This morning Dave and I bought a 10-session punch card for CrossFit Praha, so it's official: we'll be working out Mondays and Wednesdays at Zdenek's...

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