2nd Place.

Mass State Strongman Competition Novice Division, 2nd place finisher. “Ultimately, man should not ask what the meaning of his life is, but rather must recognize that it is he who is asked. In a word, each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to … Continue reading 2nd Place.


“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.” ― Mark Twain On this eve of competition I check and recheck my packing list: Athletic tape Extra socks Extra shirts, tights, etc. Wrist wraps Headband Food for day of - almonds, green apples, beef jerky Baby oil Baby oil? "Baby oil helps … Continue reading Courage.

Forecast – 77 Degrees and Sunny.

“Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing.”― Sylvia PlathIt wasn't too long ago that I was struggling to come back from minor surgery. After a six week hiatus from CrossFit I was barely slogging by. My motivation had slowed to a trickle - barely audible. … Continue reading Forecast – 77 Degrees and Sunny.


Doing when you think you simply cannot.

The Time is Nigh.

Yard work for people who do not have yards.

steel and stone.

Fingers of steel and stone crossed.


What’s better than bacon for Sunday Breakfast? Scrambled eggs and spinach cooked in the bacon grease.  Less than two months ago I visited my BFF in MN. She’s always been an active person, and expressed a lot of interest in learning more about Crossfit. Not really sure she had much of a choice since it’s … Continue reading Inspiration

The Grass is Greenest Where it is Watered.

“Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.” ― C.G. Jung Warm-Up: Snatch Skill Transfer WOD: I. Snatch – 5 x 2 – Rest As Needed Between Sets Completed: focusing mostly on form @ 55lbs. II. Front Squat 3 x 3 @ 80% 1RM – … Continue reading The Grass is Greenest Where it is Watered.