Finding Balance 2020, General

Why I’m sticking with Garmin

This past week was not a good one for Garmin. Their ransomware attack was one of the worst that I’ve ever seen. I’ve spent over 20 years in IT and I’ve never seen a company become so paralyzed for so long. Everything seems to be back up and running now, but a lot of people […]

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Blog-o-rama 2016, General

Gear Review: Garmin 735XT

Despite picking up a Garmin 920XT just a few months ago, it looks like I’m actually going to take the plunge on a completely different watch. Shortly after I picked up my Garmin 920XT, Garmin introduced the 735XT. This watch is based off of the Forerunner 230/235 form factor, including optical heart rate on the wrist. […]

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Blog-o-rama 2016, General

Why Garmin 920XT?

As promised, I wanted to spend a couple moments explaining why I chose the model of watch that I did. In my considerations I looked at the Garmin 920XT, the Garmin fenix3 and the Suunto Ambit 3. My wife has an Ambit 2, and really loves the watch. However, I ran into one issue that […]

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Blog-o-rama 2016, General

Quick review: Garmin 920XT

I’ve had the opportunity to run with my new Garmin 920XT a couple of times, and wanted to share some of my thoughts on how the watch has held up so far in my runs. I did a 31 mile training race on Saturday, so the watch was put through its paces during a 7+ […]

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Create-a-thon 2015, General

Customer Service

Last night we picked up a grill. We decided to invest in one that was a bit more money, but holds the promise of being usable for a long time to come. When we were buying the grill my wife and I were talking about how, as adults, we’ve come to realize that sometimes paying […]

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Create-a-thon 2015, General

Running equipment

Had another day when I wasn’t sure what I was going to write about, but then my afternoon ended with a conversation with a good friend of mine about running watches. So I thought I’d talk about a couple of my favorite watches that I use for GPS tracking my runs. First and foremost, I’ve […]

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