Will has already covered 19 miles, more than half the distance he did last year, and he’s motivated to keep going despite the miserable weather at #acrosstheyears
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4 hours into #acrosstheyears and the runners are switching directions. Melissa is at 22 miles, while Will has covered 17 miles. It’s cold, rainy, windy in Phoenix.
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I’d really like to know what the deal is with the aspect ratio of A Christmas Story. The 16:9 widescreen edition on the Blu-Ray and the iTunes HD download are a cropped (top and bottom) version of the 4:3 edition that was released on DVD (though at higher resolution). Presumably the 4:3 edition was itself a cropped version (left and right) of the original theatrical edition, though I suppose it’s possible (but not likely) the film was shot in 4:3. I’d really like to see the original version…

Today’s run wasn’t remotely impressive, but it’s the best I’ve felt in the month since JJ100. I’ll take the minor victory.
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11″ iPad Pro arrived (but no keyboard yet). Initial observations:

  • Very nice. The thinness feels incredible. Flat edges superior to rounded edges.
  • I can’t touch-type on the on-screen landscape keyboard the way I can on the 12″.
  • Camera bump surprisingly doesn’t cause a wobble.

Now that I’ve run my slowest (i.e. most difficult) 100 mile race at Mogollon Monster I’ve discovered the code I use to generate my Race Results page has a bug for durations longer than 24 hours.