Rants, raves and other off topic nonsense.

Life in Moderation

When I tell folks that my grandfather Murray passed away when he was 99 years, 11 months and 1 week I often hear “oh, too bad he missed 100 by 3 weeks.” But holy crap, he lived 99 years, [...]

My Career in Porn

A few years ago I did what any self-absorbed person with a laptop and a little time to kill would do – I googled my full name (in double quotes mind you, to prevent all the Warren Zevon matches [...]

Limping into the Sunset…

I don’t like to talk about it, but the Fit Geek went down with a knee injury. I haven’t had an official diagnosis, but Dr. Internet and friends lead me to believe I have bursitis or [...]

Looking for Time

I can’t tell you how much the emails, phone calls and even the Western Union telegram I received – inquiring about when the next Bitness posting will occur- have meant to me. My loyal [...]

Down Periscope!

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. Two Colombians, a Guatemalan and a Sri Lankan are in a homemade submarine traveling 6 feet under the ocean’s surface, breathing through plastic [...]

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

My neighbors asked me to take their trash to the curb while they’re away on vacation. This family generates more trash in a week than we can in months. I opened their garage door and it was [...]

Not Quitting my Day Job

I can’t even get my friends to regularly visit Bitness, let alone total strangers who share an interest in fitness and gadgets. Would I like this thing to explode and write 7 days-a-week about [...]


The sub-title to Bitness.com is The Fit Geek. So I Googled it and yes, it would have been a good idea to do that PRIOR to choosing it but it seems so random no? Is anything original anymore? My [...]