Every year, CrossFit HQ organizes the CrossFit Open, where individual affiliates can participate in a worldwide competition for entrance into the CrossFit Games. Any CrossFit athlete can register and log their scores to see how they stack up — and potentially win a spot in the regional competitions. And I have no chance, not one… Continue reading the open
I was thinking today about expectations we construct. Expectations of ourselves, of others. I won’t go into too much detail about what prompted me thinking about expectations, but I will say that it was fueled by the revelation that expectations can be poison for some people, especially when those expectations are not fulfilled. Unfulfilled expectations… Continue reading worlds we can’t live in
Peach season is coming to an end. Or so I was told by the friendly dude at Brown’s in Loganville this weekend. So while the peaches we have been getting from the local orchards were absolutely sweet and delicious (the best peaches in York County are at Susquehanna Orchards in Delta), apparently now the varieties… Continue reading late-season peach muffins
So, The Good Gravy at paper.li isn’t replacing this blog. Paper.li works kind of like a random aggregator: I told them what I like to read about, offered the twitter hashtags that I generally chase, and they (they being the lovely gophers that run the internet) scour the internet and retrieve articles, videos, and images… Continue reading what’s going on?
Huanchaca Plateau in Noel kempff Mercado National Park in Bolivia. Photo Credit: Ruta Verde. pla·teau [pla-toh] noun 1. a land area having a relatively level surface considerably raised above adjoining land on at least one side, and often cut by deep canyons. 2. a period or state of little or no growth or decline Anyone… Continue reading oh, plateau
Image from Hills and Hammies. Today is Saturday. It is a rest day. I have a really hard time incorporating rest into my training schedule. I told Brian yesterday, “Do NOT LET ME GO to the box tomorrow. No matter how much I wheedle; do not let me go.” Because I will schedule a rest… Continue reading the effort to rest
Guess what I’m eating? An apple, chunked up with some almond butter and sprinkled with raisins and sunflower seeds. Yes, it’s time to get back on the clean-eating bus. The past couple of weeks have seen quite a few pizzas and beers. I also may or may not have eaten ice cream for several days… Continue reading resumption