Rick

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Name: Rick Heming
Date registered: October 23, 2010

Latest posts

  1. Reached some goals… — August 10, 2015
  2. The Great American Bacon Race! — August 1, 2015
  3. The Orlando Eye — July 29, 2015
  4. Epcot — July 26, 2015
  5. Having a beer with my little friend — July 23, 2015

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  1. Wekiwa Springs State Park — 2 comments
  2. I took this pic yesterday morning. — 1 comment
  3. Original of previous #deer pic — 1 comment
  4. Early Morning Run! — 1 comment

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Aug 10 2015

Reached some goals…

I‘ve been trying to lose some weight since I moved to Florida in April and I finally hit my first goal. I started at a whopping 277 and set a target on 230, which I reached today!  47 pounds shed! The trick for me was to exercise regularly. I began tracking activity with Runkeeper, first …

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Aug 01 2015

The Great American Bacon Race!

Fun event, but a little bit pricey. I guess they need to cover the cost of giving away bacon at two water/bacon stations during the run, and at the bacon party afterwards. Oh, and also pay for the big honkin’ heavy bacon finisher medallions.

Jul 29 2015

The Orlando Eye

The Orlando Eye opened on May 4, 2015 and I finally went to check it out! My flight time was scheduled for 4:45 (tickets online in advance), but I received an email about an hour ahead saying it was ‘not in operation’ and that I could make use of my ticket anytime in the next 30 …

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Jul 26 2015

Epcot

Took a trip to Disney Epcot, haven’t been there in 20 years or so. Had a great day just walking all around Bay Lake visiting all the countries. Lunch at Tutto Italia Ristorante in Italy and dinner at the Yachtsman Steakhouse in the Yacht Club Resort. Beautiful water ponds in China and the Victoria Gardens …

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Jul 23 2015

Having a beer with my little friend

He was under my table. He talked me into saving up to 15% on some great discount auto insurance.

Jul 06 2015

A Day at Lake Eola and Fireworks!

A few weeks ago I was re-reading Tony Northrup’s great DSLR guide, How to Create Stunning Digital Photography. In the section on night photography he discusses his technique for getting pictures of fireworks and I decided to try it this year. His method is simple; Manual program, set ISO to 200, aperture to 5.6, shutter to …

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Jul 04 2015

Watermelon 5K – Independence Day

Got up early and drove north of downtown to the City of Winter Park for the Hunter Vision Watermelon 5K. There were over 3,300 runners and we all got free watermelon! I increased my run/walk interval to 3min/1min and it felt great. Beat my previous 5K time by 3:57. After the run there was watermelon and bananas. …

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Jul 03 2015

Prep for 5K tomorrow

  Had some weather during my carb loading…  Clouds are real, lightning and temp overlay via InstaWeather app.

Jun 30 2015

I’m eating well…

Jun 14 2015

Early Morning Run!

Got up early and drove 30 minutes north to Blanchard Park for the Orlando Runners Club 5K. This was a spur of the moment idea when I ran across a blurb for the run online.  I haven’t done a full 5K for several years but felt I was in shape enough to do it in …

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