(Preemptive note from Ray: Sorry for the delayed newsletter. The newsletter thingy broke late last week, and I only realized it after The Girl finished it up. But, all fixed now. My bad!)
Hey oh, listen what I say, oh!
See what I did there? Now you too have Red Hot Chili Peppers firmly stuck in your brain! This is The Girl, writing to you for the DC Rainmaker weekly newsletter. The “weekly newsletter” that should probably be more lovingly referred to as the “bi-weekly newsletter” or possibly even the “Whenever the heck The Girl gets around to it Newsletter”. What do you think? My intentions were so admirable after the last newsletter to get back on track, but as often life does, it got in the way of yet another newsletter! If you want to hear the details of the latest excuse, you’ll have to keep scrolling down to below the fold to the section “In Depth Thoughts from The Girl”.
So this week, I’m writing to you from another temporary DC Rainmaker headquarters. This time I have relocated to my hometown in Newfoundland. As you may have noticed Ray has been traveling to Mallorca, Chamonix, some alp in Italy, and then Helsinki all in the last 2 and half weeks. At that rate, I figured he might not notice if I packed up the babe and doggie and went to my parents for some good lovin’ and home cookin’! For the record he did notice, but he was happy for us to go get some grandparent loving while he carved up the alps with his brother and dad.
Since I’ve been in Canada Ray has had a pretty full calendar of blogging. We have seen a In-Depth review of the Wahoo Bolt, a look into what is the best action cam for your upcoming summer adventures, and the much anticipated Fenix5 in depth review. Although I’m not sure why that review was so anxiously awaited on, I already said I liked it weeks ago when Ray showed you a teaser photo, and you should always take my word for it! (If you’re new to this newsletter, don’t worry, you’ll pick up on my sarcasm quickly!)
Now if you don’t have all day to go read Ray’s 60+ page in depth reviews, then pop over to the DC Rainmaker YouTube channel and check out the shorter version of “The Bolt Everything”, and the “Fenix 5 Open Water swim analysis”. I imagine if you’re hmmm-ing and hawwww-ing over the Fenix you’re likely a triathlete? So the open water swim is sorta important. Otherwise, you might be like me, an old washed up triathlete who just likes that Garmin finally made something pretty?
Today there is a Facebook live Q&A happening! You’ve probably missed it by the time you read this, but you can always go back and watch the video here after.
If listening to Ray rather than reading is the preferred method then go here. Ray and Ben Hobbs have a “weekly podcast”, it’s about as weekly as this newsletter, so you can do the math there. Regardless, they geeked out a while ago and knocked out another Q&A, so go have a listen.
If you haven’t read enough banter from me yet, remember to keep scrolling down to the best part of the newsletter, “In Depth Thoughts from The Girl”.