The One-Person Product – Marco.org
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Some goals

Set two main goals for this summer:
- pass first Java certification by the end of July. I don’t see any practical benefits here. Just want to achieve this goal which I set several years ago;
- start speaking Dutch by the mid October. I’m living in NL almost 1.5 years and still don’t speak native language. But at least now I love how it sounds, two years ago it was so terrible for my ears to hear it.

Additionally I will:
- try a kite-surfing this summer. Already waiting for acceptable weather and will take a mini-course in local school;
- run Amsterdam marathon in October without any walking and finish it with happy and smiling face. I have videos and photos from Rotterdam marathon and I look there so tortured and unhappy.

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Mini trail

It is really hard to see people running and spend days without training. And even though my knee is still not recovered yesterday I decided to go and run a bit. Ran a mini trail not far from home. The lap is 3km so this route is quite good even for 10-16km workouts:

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And it is really beautiful:

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Unfortunately ran only 4.5km. It’s more than month since marathon and I’m still not ok.

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I have been hesitating since this morning whether I should try Google Hangouts for iOS or not. Finally decided to give it a shot but…
I have iPhone 4S with iOS 5 and earlier made a decision that I will not upgrade OS until applications I use are supported in this version.

I have been hesitating since this morning whether I should try Google Hangouts for iOS or not. Finally decided to give it a shot but…
I have iPhone 4S with iOS 5 and earlier made a decision that I will not upgrade OS until applications I use are supported in this version.

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Java certification. Part 0

Finally yesterday I have started preparing for “Java SE 7 Programmer I” certification. Will see how it goes and how long it will take.

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Notes 2

It’s seems like I’m migrating from PainText (iOS)+nvAlt (OS X)+Dropbox to Notes.app (iOS)+Notes.app (OS X)+IMAP for notetaking. It is more handy and minimalistic then my previous bundle.

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Still recovering

It’s already 15 passed since marathon and I feel like I’ve completely recovered. But when I go running my left knee is starting to hurt after 1 km and I’m stopping. Tried it on the previous weekend and today. I hope to be ok in a week or so.

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B -Where op de marathon van Rotterdam in 2013

Watching videos on youtube trying to spot myself somewhere. And already missing this event. Remember these guys. I just couldn’t afford myself to run with headphones half of the distance - people were supporting me, shouting my name when I was ready to give up, singing to me. Incredible!

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Rotterdam marathon April 14, 2013

Don’t want to write many words. It was really hard. It was really amazing. It was my first marathon.

After finish my friends asked me - what is next? Are you going o run again? Yes, I answered, would like to run in Boston or New York. And on the next day such sad news.

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