When I was approaching the (virtual) border of Malawi, I noted that for a stretch there I was running near the border but not actually getting there.Continue reading “VAL: Squeaking By”
VAL: Skirting the border
On my Virtual African Loop (VAL) I’m so close to the Malawi border.
So close.Continue reading “VAL: Skirting the border”
Unexpected goal achievement
Fitbit gives its badges for various goals and apparently I’m earning them – however unexpectedly- all over the place.Continue reading “Unexpected goal achievement”
A little over a year ago I earned all the Fitbit daily steps badges. Because I don’t need medals, apparently I will walk for pixels.Continue reading “Um, whatnow?”
It’s not a far distance. But the motion of real actual steps, up and down the plentiful hills, makes a difference.Continue reading “The walk”
Eking out a small lead
So, we’ve established that the pandemic shutdowns turned me into a pacing monster and set me on all kinds of virtual missions, including the one I defined for myself, to circle Africa virtually.Continue reading “Eking out a small lead”
A little help
I fixed lunch quickly and headed back to my desk. It was too busy a Monday – dear Lord could it still only be Monday – to linger about.Continue reading “A little help”
Amid the miscellany of expected items Amazon brought from my quarterly Subscribe and Save order, was the mystery-delivery the post office has been threatening to bring me.Continue reading “The coaster/medal”
A handful of friends are trying out virtual challenges.
Two are trying the Inca Trail, and one is trying Mt Fuji.Continue reading “Assigning homework”
I knew I had to be creeping up on this Fitbit lifetime distance badge – but I didn’t see it come in, when it did.Continue reading “Distance”