Ah yes, back to Miami once again. Perhaps this will become a yearly tradition? We shall see. This time around, I managed to drag along my best friend Mike to enjoy the halloween festivities. We connected with my mojito queen, Jessica, who would be the master of ceremonies. As usual, she was amazing. She introduced us to some of her dear friends, one by the name of “Jimbo”. He’s probably one of the most entertaining people I’ve ever met. More on him to come later. continue reading »
Participating in a triathlon has been on my bucket list for quite some time. The endurance aspect always intrigued me, but since I really had no other underlying motivation to do one immediately, there was really no telling when I would actually get around to doing it.
Over the past 6 months or so, I’ve been working with a gentleman by the name of Charles Arnold. He’s a fellow consultant from a different firm who has been working for the same client. He’s exceptionally good at what does, and I genuinely admire him professionally for a variety of reasons. One day, I asked him about his work-out regimen, as he frequently made reference to new ideas he’d have during his morning runs. He then proceeded to tell me about Team in Training, triathlons and his wife, Kate. I was touched. I immediately wanted to get involved without really grasping the actual commitment requirements. Honestly, I didn’t care. Just hearing the passion in his voice had me hooked. Within 20 minutes, Charles was on the phone with the local DC chapter to get me started with the registration process. continue reading »