I’m not fat…I’m just thick-legged. I’ve always been heavier than I look. It began way back as a kid in the church nursery. My parents would hand me over to the nursery worker and there would be a sudden jolt downward as the nursery worker was surprised by my weight. I’d like to think I … More DR. THICKLEGS OR: HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE MY CANKLES
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
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!
I haven’t felt very inspired the past couple of weeks. I’ve been away from home for some training, living out of a hotel, eating different food, working out at a different gym, and getting my mind filled daily with tons of geek-tastic knowledge, which I subsequently dream about at night. That’s right, I’ve started dreaming … More Inspir-lack-tional?
Last weekend I shot the 3-Gun Nation Southeast Regional Championship in Clinton, SC. The match included a variety of stage designs and terrain – everything from close-and-fast stages in bays, to a shotgun jungle run through the woods, to a 50-yard sprint up a hill. It tested the shooter’s ability to quickly blast targets at … More How Crossfit Makes Me A Better Shooter
This post originally appeared on The Truth About Guns. A couple weeks ago I wrote a post titled You Gotta Know When to Fold ‘Em that appeared on The Truth About Guns. It referenced Kenny Rogers’ famous song, The Gambler, in which he teaches a fellow train rider a valuable life lesson about knowing when … More You Gotta Know When to Hold ‘Em
HAPPY BURPEE DAY! I recently wrote on a friend’s Facebook wall for his birthday. Since he is a coach at my Crossfit gym, I wished him a “Happy Burpee Day” since at my box you typically get a special birthday workout that either involves extra burpees or a weight vest or something else horrible. 62 … More Where’s the Cream Filling?