THE BUILDUP The spider eating a gnat in the bathroom sink on Monday morning should’ve been my first warning that it was gonna be a stressful week. But I chalked it up to “eh, it’s the Army and they never clean this bathroom” and got on with my day. Then Monday night, my hair dryer … More A Cockroach, a Mouse, and a Barbell
Sometimes, you just have to bake. There are, of course, the obligatory baking occasions – birthdays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and office potlucks. But that’s not what I’m talking about here. I’m talking about those times when you absolutely, positively, MUST…BAKE…SOMETHING…NOW or else your head will explode. That was me last weekend. I love baking. Lovey dovey … More Sanity…some baking required!
Last weekend I shot the Tarheel 3-Gun Challenge at Woody’s Hunt and Rifle Club in New Hill, NC. In just its 3rd year in existence, this match has quickly become one of my favorite major matches. It should definitely be on your “must-attend” list next year. Here’s why: Half-day format. Adopted from the example of … More Tarheel 3-Gun Challenge: If you missed it, you missed out!
A couple weekends ago I had the opportunity to take the Crossfit Level 1 certification course at my home gym, Trident Crossfit, in Alexandria, VA. The two days of classroom lecture, breakout sessions, surprise workouts, and a fill-in-the-bubble Scantron exam left me surprisingly drained and sore. But I had a blast – and more importantly, … More Life Lessons from Crossfit Level 1