Turks and Caicos in July: A Hot and Humid Vacation

Turks and Caicos in July: A Hot and Humid Vacation
Christine and I recently took a trip to Turks and Caicos in July. We usually travel to the. Caribbean in the Fall or Winter so it was our first time in the Summer and it turned out to be hot and humid, right from teh minute you landed… but we were still looking forward to ...

2023 Wyckoff/Franklin Lakes Triathlon – new course

2023 Wyckoff/Franklin Lakes Triathlon - new course
Here’s  my Wyckoff/Franklin lakes Triathlon 2023. video recap. This was the 40th anniversary of this race, means this race started in 1983 and is still being held. This year’s course was changed form last year, since this race it re-started following a two year COVID hiatus, its now a sprint distance race, this year’s course ...

a week in beautiful O’ahu , Hawa’ii 2

a week in beautiful O'ahu , Hawa'ii
Waikiki Bay in Honolulu,, in front of the statue of the father of Hawaiian Surf culture, Olympian Duke Kahanamoku Aloha, readers! Christine and I recently (Back in earlier December 2022) had the opportunity to explore the beautiful island of Oahu in Hawaii, and we had an amazing time. This was our second trip to the ...

2022 HASHathon 6.2-Mile Trail Run

2022 HASHathon 6.2-Mile Trail Run
This year I took part in the 41st annual 6-mile Trail Run Hashathon in the Cheesequake State Park  Park in Matawan, NJ. This trail run is a fun and entertaining jaunt through the various trails of the Cheesequake State Park, the run is both challenging and fun, and can get rather slippery and muddy depending ...

Mid Journey , DALL·E 2 , Computer AI generated Artwork, possibilities and limitations

Mid Journey , DALL·E 2 , Computer AI generated Artwork, possibilities and limitations
In case you’re unaware , there’s a new crop of beta and public AI artwork generation technologies, that actually create some impressive looking artwork and imagery from relatively simple textual descriptions. Among the current crop of popular systems, these include: MidJourney, Dalle-E 2 , Stable Diffusion and many others… What these systems allow users of ...

Staten Island Triathlon 2022

Staten Island Triathlon 2022
Back to Racing Two years post-Covid I went back to doing the local Staten Island Sprint Triathlon. This is a fantastic race for first timers, since its short, flat and fast. The road is closed during the race , and the swim is short and along the shore with lots of lifeguards This year, my ...

Easiest way to improve your swimming using video GoPro or (smartphone) of yourself

Easiest way to improve your swimming using  video GoPro or (smartphone) of yourself
One of the best ideas I had when I began my swim training and improving my freestyle, was recording video of my swims during my pool sessions. This was an indispensable training tool, since it allowed me to see from a third person view what I was doing, it is the fastest way to improve ...

Staten Island Triathlon/Duoathlon 2019 1

Staten Island Triathlon/Duoathlon 2019
Here’s  my Staten Island Triathlon 2019 video recap. A group of friends and I took part in the 11th annual race, held at Midland Beach in Staten Island NY,. This is a local tri/duoathlon , it’s a near perfect beginners race, because of the closed road to traffic, shallow bay swim and flat run course. ...

2019 Wyckoff Triathlon video recap

2019 Wyckoff Triathlon video recap
Here’s  my Wyckoff/Franklin lakes Triathlon 2019 video recap. Rather than a race report blog here’s another video recap.  In brief, bike course was short 1 mile this year (At the turn around) , my performance was slower, as usual I’m disappointed with my performance on the run.  Check out the video below to see how ...