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Recent Dive Pictures
Les Davis - September 6, 2009

Sea Tiger - September 17, 2009

The Pipe - September 17, 2009

San Pedro - September 18, 2009

Kaiser Reef - September 18, 2009


Race History
Tacoma Narrows Half Marathon
August 1, 2009
2:42:49 (2:42:28)

Seafair Torchlight Run 8k
July 25, 2009
48:30

Inaugural Rock 'N' Roll Half Marathon
June 27, 2009
2:39:41 (2:08:44)

Sound To Narrows 12k
June 13, 2009
1:11:19 (1:10:33)

Furry 5k
June 7, 2009
28:25 (27:28)

Tacoma City Half Marathon
May 3, 2009
2:05:52 (2:05:15)

The 12ks Of Christmas
December 14, 2008
CANCELED

Seattle Half Marathon
November 30, 2008
2:28:59 (2:25:52)

Winter Pineapple Classic 5k
November 16, 2008
34:26

Bank To Bay 10k
September 7, 2008
54:15 (53:47)

Furry 5k
June 8, 2008
32:51:9 (32:53:7)

Tacoma City Marathon
May 10, 2008
5:21:13 (5:19:58)

St. Patrick's Day Dash
March 16, 2008
30:31 (30:31)

Hood to Coast Relay
August 24-25, 2007
Leg 3 - 3.93 Miles - 34:43
Leg 15 - 7.25 Miles - 1:16:21
Leg 27 - 5.98 Miles - 1:03:28

Tacoma Narrows Bridge Run
July 15, 2007
(33:09)

Furry 5k
June 10, 2007
28:05

Capital City Half Marathon
May 20, 2007
2:22:21 (2:21:30)

St. Patrick's Day Dash
March 11, 2007
30:31 (30:34)

The 12ks Of Christmas
December 17, 2006
1:11:24 (1:10:41)

Jingle Bell Run 5k
December 10, 2006
(32:29)

Winter Pineapple Classic 5k
November 11, 2006
46:23

Bank To Bay 10k
September 10, 2006
56:26 (55:32)

Seafair Torchlight Run 8k
July 29, 2006
47:25

Furry 5k
June 11, 2006
30:22 (29:29)

ScubaJason [userpic]

On Wednesday, the IT department was called into a meeting our EVP (who's essentially second in command of our company.) And HR was there.

Some of the most heart-breaking news was delivered - Robin - our manager had passed away over the weekend.

The previous Tuesday, he left work because he wasn't feeling well. He was out the rest of the week. And since Monday was a holiday, no one had heard much from him. On Tuesday he missed a meeting with our EVP. A meeting that he's never missed.

We found out that day that he had passed away at home sometime during the weekend.

And the only reason anyone found out anything is because his work family did everything they could do. They called hospitals, they drove by his house, they drove to the airport to look for his car. Eventually they called the police and at first the police said there wasn't anything the could do, but eventually health information was relayed to them (he had some sort of condition with his kidneys and even though his doctors said he should be on dialysis, he refused,) and they did a wellness check. They found him at home.

Even though I had only worked under Robin since August, he quickly became my favorite manager. He treated every one with respect, and like an adult and left you alone to do get the job done and always made sure you had everything you needed to be successful. No questions asked. I've already been handed so many opportunities I still can't believe it.

Robin kept lots of things private and in that it reminded me of myself. It might not seem like it, but I still keep a lot to myself and don't share with very many people. But I saw today how that private of a life can impact others.

I remember how no one at work knew about my divorce, and how no one at my last job ever met Katie. I've always kind of wondered what would happen if I was diagnosed with a health issue, would I tell anyone? Would I even elect treatment?

It feels so weird to think about. And it's sad.

I'm sad.