1,000 Km This Year

Jan 26, 16 1,000 Km This Year

My goal of 1,000 km is on schedule.  As of 25 January I should have run 68.5 km.  I have run 67.6.  So, I am down about 800 meters; which really isn’t too bad.  the past two weekends, I had been running a 10 km route I made.  But I took Saturday off last week.  Since I hyper-extended my knee, it hurts a little bit to run.  Actually it hurts more to walk than to run.

In theory, if I run about 5 km after work one day a week, then run one of the Auckland hashes, then a 10 k on Saturday, I will have about 23 – 24 km a week.


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Textbook sales leader says national Common Core is ‘all about the money’ | Daily Mail Online

A hidden camera video from a conservative muckraker group shows the underbelly of discontent with Common Core among teachers and cynical textbook salespeople.

Source: Textbook sales leader says national Common Core is ‘all about the money’ | Daily Mail Online

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POLITICO Breaking News: RNC drops NBC partnership

Sent from my BlackBerry Q10 because my PlayBook was in the other room. Last of the BB holdouts in NZ.

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The RNC has canceled plans to partner with NBC News for a Feb. 26 debate, citing a “bad faith” performance by CNBC in Wednesday night’s meeting of the candidates.

“The CNBC network is one of your media properties, and its handling of the debate was conducted in bad faith,” Priebus wrote. “We understand that NBC does not exercise full editorial control over CNBC’s journalistic approach. However, the network is an arm of your organization, and we need to ensure there is not a repeat performance.”

Priebus argued that CNBC assured the committee that the debate would focus on substantive policy issues like jobs and taxes, but he said the network failed on that count. He also said it failed to guarantee relatively equal speaking time for the candidates.

“While we are suspending our partnership with NBC News and its properties, we still fully intend to have a debate on that day, and will ensure that National Review remains part of it,” Priebus added.

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50 Things to do in Auckland

50 Things You Should Have Done

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Immigration to the U.S. Does Not Help the Problem

Gumballs used to show how bringing 1,000,000 people a year to the U.S. doesn’t help the U.S. or the nations that have poverty.

Immigration Problem

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Eating a Dozen Donuts in 96 Seconds! – YouTube

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