Thanksgiving has come and gone, so that means November has also come and gone. It was not a bad month by any means as I got to spend time with my family for both my niece's baptism as well as Thanksgiving.
Hockey Injuries are No Fun
In mid-November, I ended up getting run into while playing goalie in the upper leagues at the ice rink I play at. Banged up my groin and hip pretty badly which kept me off the ice and away from legs days at the gym for 2 weeks. It could've obviously been way worse, so thankfully it wasn't a long-term thing. Just frustrating because the players are better and should have better control over their skating. I expect this more in the lower leagues where players are still learning how to skate.
I ended up spending Thanksgiving at my Aunt's house. It was nice to see most of my Dad's side of the family. Caught up since it had been a while since I've seen any of them. Turned out to be a nice day too after a seemingly early cold spell.
I had put this project aside to work on Digital Family Cookbook. I decided to re-start this project from the ground up as I realized the original foundation, while definitely useable, could've been better constructed. Like most of my side projects, I learn more and want to build on what I've learned to build better systems. I have a few more tasks on Digital Family Cookbook, but I should be able to knock them out pretty easily when I'm in the mood. The restart of Fitness Tracker is also giving me the chance to start from scratch with Vite and Vitest. I'll probably write up some quick thoughts on them sometime in December.
🏃🏼♂️ Running & Biking
- Running: I only ended up running 9.34 miles in November. That hockey injury ended up curtailing my physical activities.
- Biking: Nope
- I haven't done much lower body, again because of the injury, but have continued to press on with upper body exercises.
- The Data Detective: Ten Easy Rules to Make Sense of Statistics by Tim Harford
- Chokepoint Capitalism by Rebecca Giblin & Cory Doctorow
- What If? 2 by Randall Munroe
- Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy by Cathy O'Neil
- Four Lost Cities: A Secret History of the Urban Age by Annalee Newitz
- Continued my reading logs
- Wrote about adding themes to my site
- Wrote about my thoughts on FTX & Crypto
- Wrote about my excitement and mixed thoughts on Artemis I
- Shared my new coffee table book
- Haven't played much World of Warcraft, might end up cancelling my subscription
- Continued Jedi: Fallen Order
- Picked up and started Pokemon Violet
- Continuing Yellowstone, now up to date and on Season 5
- Continuing Daria
- Continuing It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
My wife and I have started back up watching movies on the weekend.