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Busy Busy Busy

Sincere apologies for the complete lack of updates on this site, but I promise, I will try to update it more often. I know, I know, I have said this before, but I really enjoy writing these musings, it is just sometimes I can’t muster up the mental energy to write anything at all and I resign to watch TV all day and all night. Another reason for my lack of updates is because I used to update while listening to my LP Records. Well, I am pleased to announce that I have listened to all the records I own. That is, until last night. I received two albums in the mail yesterday (5 LPs in total) and I am curerntly listening to one of them as I write this.

The main reason for the lack of updates is I have been busy. Summer is here and we have already had a lot of events on the rooftop at work, softball is in full swing with 2 games a week. Coincidentally, YOUR Heritage Capitalist Tools are the team of the week in for Roll Call (a Congressional newspaper) and I got a quote in it. So things have been piling up. Work is also as busy as ever. I have managed, however, to get a few blog posts in. We have a lot of big fights coming up throughout the summer and fall, and we are ready to fight.

I’ve taken in a few baseball games as well. I went up to Baltimore with a friend to catch the Orioles and the Yankees. Not long after that I caught a Nats/Phillies game with another friend and a Nats/Pirates game with other friends. Not to mention the steady stream of happy hours, poker nights, and BBQs that come with summer in DC. Over Memorial Day, I went to visit friends on Long Island, NY and went sailing on Long Island Sound. I’ve been having a great time and I don’t suspect that it will end anytime soon.

Thanks for bearing with the lack of updates and I will try to get them more frequently.



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For those of you who can’t live without knowing how I do in my softball leagues, I am putting my stats on this blog on the “Softball Stats” page on the right sidebar. So go ahead, give it a click. See how awful I do.

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Live from 35,861 Feet in the Air

I am posting this from an airplane in route to Los Angeles. I am using the WiFi available on certain Virgin America flights (as well as other airlines, but I am flying Virgin America). It is pretty cool. I should also let you know that I am watching TV on the flight as well. What an age we live in. I’ve almost spolied myself though. I have been so accustomed to certain ammenities (TV, snacks, basically everything jetBlue does) that for me to fly any other way is very difficult. It’s amazing how TV helps pass the endless hours on a flight. Luckily, the airlines with most things to offer, are usually the cheapest options. Virgin America and jetBlue don’t fly to every city, but they fly to my cities (and that is all that really matters).

Anyway, apologies for the lack of updates. You may have noticed a severe lack of content. This is because I hosted this blog on a Web site that was free for me for two years. The two years were up, so I got rid of the of the Web site and the blog. I kept the domain and just point this blog at a WordPress blog to let them pay for the hosting. It has been very busy at work. With my boss out celebrating the birth of his son and getting ready for a conference in LA, there has not been a dull moment lately. Things should settle down on Monday with my boss back and the conference over. However, something else starts on Monday that I am really excited about.


That’s right! For those of you who know me (and really, who else would read this tripe?) know that I love softball and I cannot get enough of it. YOUR Capitialist Tools have our first practice game against the Supply Sliders. To get in shape I loosly organized a practice session at West Potomac Park last Saturday. It felt really good to get back out on the field. My shoulder had other feelings about it though.

It will be a tougher season because, unlike in years past, only one team from each division makes it to the playoffs. We can seal our own destiny early in the season when we play the Center for American Progress (they are known as the left-fielders). They love to bring ringers when they play us. If we win, it will be up to us. If we lose, we will need to count on other teams to beat them. I don’t know about you, but I like controlling my own fate, so I will do my best to win. That’s it for now. I am flying over Kansas right now.

Todd Thurman

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