Spring social/group chat thread!

Leslie Sexton said 1 week ago
While we are all practicing social distancing, it is important to stay in touch with friends and teammates. I invite everyone in the EO/PK community to take part in this social thread. Tell us how your running is going, share a recipe, recommend a movie or a show to watch on Netflix, whatever! Oh, and pictures of your pets are definitely encouraged (we can't embed photos, so post a link to imgur or your instagram)!

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Leslie Sexton said 1 week ago
Most importantly, here are my dog pictures: https://www.instagram.com/stories/highlights/17873853286572980/

And I made these cookie brownies yesterday: https://pinchofyum.com/chocolate-chip-cookie-brownies

Movies recently watched on Netflix that I would recommend:
- Snowpiercer
- Train to Busan
- Dolemite is my Name
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Steve Weiler said 1 week ago
My running - I'm continuing to chip away and get into shape, building for 2021 and beyond. I've been able to get on the nearby golf course quite a bit recently. You can follow me on Strava, where I'm currently titling my runs using Dylan lyrics:
https://www.strava.com/athletes/43665009

Not a recipe, but my pre-workout snack today was toast with honey and a banana. My post-workout meals will include homemade nachos!

Recommended Music
1) For a while now, I've been working my way through the complete list of Grammy nominees, listening to everything regardless of genre or previous bias. Very impressed by fka twigs - Cellophane is incredible.
2) I'm partway through the King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard discography (I like to work through entire discographies when I discover a new artist); coincidentally, they also have a very good song titled Cellophane
3) I'm listening to Masters of War by Bob Dylan at least once a day for the past few weeks - both a tab on my laptop and CD in the car

Recommended Movie/Show
Lots of movies I'd recommend, but I'll actually highlight that Jeopardy! has been a very enjoyable regular watch this year.
I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson is sketch comedy genius. You'll know within about a minute of the first scene in first episode if it's up your alley.
Haven't started it yet, but Disney+ has a series about animals that are best friends; that's on my watch list for when the stress is too much and I need something nice to watch.

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Leslie Sexton said 1 week ago

I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson is sketch comedy genius. You'll know within about a minute of the first scene in first episode if it's up your alley.



+1 on this. Here is my favourite: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z3fTRk2yEgU
Sadly I couldn't find the full sketch, so just watch the entire show on Netflix.

I'm also enjoying Shedd Aquarium's tweets. The penguins are going on field trips to meet the other animals while the aquarium is closed to the public!
https://twitter.com/shedd_aquarium/status/1239661654629023747
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Ben Burr said 1 week ago
It's been a very busy semester and I didn't have the energy to run for a little bit, so that ended up in two week break. Plus, my leg's still bothering me off and on, but I've been strengthening it and stretching lots and so far it hasn't been as bad as before the break. I am now back to running two days on/two days off, roughly, and feeling okay.

My main activity outside of school this year has been walking my dogs. They also get to run for a couple minutes during the walk because that makes them happy and doesn't hurt my leg. I'm reading for 30-60 minutes before bed to relax. Sometimes I watch funny videos on the Internet for a few minutes. Been doing two sudokus first thing in the morning. As you can see, I lead an exciting life and have many more thrilling things to tell you all.
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