Day 11: Group Ride

The air was already hot and heavy as I arrived at the UC Cyclery this morning to meet up with the San Diego Bicycle Club for their weekly Saturday ride. I joined Charlie and Mike, who guided the D4 group around a 25 mile loop, along with 16 other riders. The A and B groups were fairly nice sized advanced groups, and headed out right at 8:30am. The D1-5 groups are for riders to improve their skills and group riding ability. Due to the constraints of my equipment I decided to play it safe and join the D4 group, lest I maintain a huge gap towards the back of the D3. Continue reading

Day 7: Purpose

Slept quite well and enjoyed a cup of tea and yoga – pure luxury. Headed to UCSD, parked on La Jolla Shores Dr and headed towards Pacific Hall under the cool overcast skies. Spoke with Cathy Pugh, administrator of the graduate program, about the possibilities of obtaining a Masters Degree in Biological Sciences from the program, and started the ball rolling on that front. Went to career services center and began my research into the San Diego Biotech industry. Read through lists of top 10 biotech companies and companies to work for in the San Diego, Orange County and Bay areas and took notes. Continue reading