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Happy Veteran's Day

November 12th, 2012 7:55 PM by Eric Fang

There is no bonds trading. So there is no rate changes,
though some agents offered "lower" rates today.
Very interesting, right?

First, Salute to the Veterans.  I wish all the Veterans
have a good holiday. I bet General Petraeus is not.

I know a lot of people are so interested in his affair
with Paula Rroadwell, though some suggested we should
focus on fiscal cliff, that's more important for our

But not a lot of us know that they are also very good
runners. General Petraeus finished Omaha 1982 Martahon
with 2:50:53; Paula Broadwell finished her 2011 Charlotte's
Thunder Road Half Marathon with 1:36:26.

In Petraeu's Biography's preface, Paula Broadwell wrote:

 he had invited her to join him and his team for a run along the Potomac River.
"I'd earned varsity letters in cross-country and indoor and outdoor track
and finished at the top of my class for athletics at West Point; I wanted to
see if he could keep stride during an interview. Instead it became a test
for me," she wrote. He eventually increased the pace "until the talk turned
to heavy breathing, and we reached a 6-minute-per-mile pace. It was a
signature Petraeus move. I think I passed the test, but I didn't bother to
transcribe the interview."

Wow, 6 minute pace is very fast, indeed.

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Posted by Eric Fang on November 12th, 2012 7:55 PM



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