the gris explores

home of technologist adventurer Shannon Griswold

Category: life

Why the Colorado Trail Race?

500 Miles, Are You Insane? Well, as a matter of fact, it probably depends on who you ask. When I…

The Importance of Thought Experiments

A day that passes without exercising the mind is a day wasted. What is a thought experiment? It’s a directed…

Why I’m Out of Bed at 5 am

tl;dr: 15 minutes of 5BX, shower, 45 minutes of solid programming, complete breakfast (including for my son), then a shuttle…

Alternate Transportation

I’ve been an avid cyclist since I worked for Perceptive Software and decided to try my hand at commuting by…

My Most Productive Block of Time: 5:30am to 6:15am.

The alarm sounds at 5am, my wife trucks off to the gym and I do some calisthenics before a shower….

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