Tag Archive | 8

Day 8: Whole30 (Plateau Fo’ Sho’)

Here’s a new and encouraging perspective I read today (full text follows, from the Go Kaleo blog). Typically, the only thoughts or advice you ever see on hitting a plateau are how to bust out/off of one.  I like how this philosophy accounts for “cycling between periods of change and periods of maintaining change,” and […]

The 8 Sins of Bull Durham

1. Lollygaging the ball around the infield. 2. Lollygaging your way down to first. 3. Lollygaging in and out of the dugout. 4. You know what that makes you? A lollygagger! 5. Thinking: don’t think; it can only hurt the ball club. 6. Announcing your presence with authority! 7. Striking everybody out. Strikeouts are boring! […]

8 Delightful Examples of Sam Rockwell Dancing

I remember the first time I became conscious of Sam Rockwell. It was in the Charlie’s Angels movie. He played a nice guy who turns out to be a bad guy, and I thought “huh. Who is this guy?” And then toward the end he has a solo dance scene and I thought “WHAT? Who […]

The Forgotten 8th Category of Bikes

The Daily Burn blog recently had a post on picking the best bicycle for your purposes, which broke bikes down into these 7 categories: 1. Road Bike 2. Mountain Bike 3. Cruiser Bike 4. Commuter Bike 5. Fixie 6. Recreational Bike 7. Tri Clearly, they’ve forgotten the essential 8th category: the adult trike. I have […]

6.8: Death of G. M. Hopkins

This day in 1889 saw the death of Gerard Manley Hopkins, who created some of the English language’s most unique poetry. He was only 44 at the time of his death, and generally had a bad few years at the end of his life, after suffering from the long-term conflict he felt between his poetry […]

8 Is Great

What did Zero say to Eight? “Nice belt.” Thanks for reading and come again soon!

4 x 8 = 32 Flavors

Mandatory Music: you must squint your eyes and look closer while reading this post. Go on, press the button. Eight day of the fourth month: 32. This number shows up in more musical contexts than you might think. Consider this brief sampling, courtesy of the good people of Wikipedia: The number of completed, numbered piano […]