Did It

Sure I had other pre-trip things that were more important to do, but I didn’t let that stop me from joining my fellow IAAL•MAF’ers on last night’s river ride, which by the time I returned home left my bike’s odometer showing 708.8 miles and whose last bit of physical exertion (despite that Foster’s Freeze cone I had before the ride!), had the scale showing me at 210 pounds this morning.

Two goals achieved: 700 miles on The Phoenix and 50 pounds lost — both ahead of schedule. But no time for celebration. Now my goal is to get my ass packed. Fortunately our flight to Redding’s not until this evening so I should be able to achieve that, too.

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Will Campbell arrived in town via the maternity ward at Good Sam Hospital way back in OneNineSixFour and has never stopped calling Los Angeles home. Presently he lives in Silver Lake with his wife Susan, their cat Rocky, dogs Terra and Hazel, and a red-eared slider turtle named Mater. Blogging since 2001, Will's web endeavors extend back to 1995 with laonstage.com, a comprehensive theater site that was well received but ever-short on capital (or a business model). The pinnacle of his online success (which speaks volumes) arrived in 1997, when much to his surprise, a hobby site he'd built called VisuaL.A. was named "best website" in Los Angeles magazine's annual "Best of L.A." issue. He enjoys experiencing (and writing about) pretty much anything creative, explorational and/or adventurous, loves his ebike, is a better tennis player than he is horr golfer, and a lover of all creatures great and small -- emphasis on "all."