I attempted w5d3 today and failed. Could not do more than 11 min straight (the goal is a single 20 minute run). Feeling pretty discouraged. Will try again Tues but i think it is going to take many tries to nail this session. To my credit, it's about 90 degrees outside, and I am maintaining a pace of 5.3-5.5mph which is faster than a lot of people in my weight/fitness bloc it seems. Not sure whether I'm going to force myself to slow down when I try again to make it easier or whether i maintain my speed and just take as many tries as needed to nail it eventually.
I really love the card game Lost Cities , designed by Reiner Knizia. When my husband Christopher and I were first getting to know each other, we used to meet up at Starbucks sometimes and play games. Lost Cities was one of our frequent picks. It’s a head to head, two player game in which both players are trying to outscore each other by laying down ascending runs of card suits on a small board between the two of them. There’s a theme laid over the mechanism (completing expeditions in the lost world) but it’s basically pasted on and so that is the last we will speak of it. So there we were, newly in love, eyeing each other across the table, smiling and flirting, and doing our best to beat one another at Lost Cities . It was awesome. And now, with the roll & write genre having made an impressive rebound a few years ago (let’s not forget the mechanism has actually been around since the 50s with Yatzee ), Knizia has ported his award winning game Lost Cities into this format, releasi