Today I got my best flappers.
I’m using “flappers” in the climbing sense—where skin peels off the hands due to friction—even though I was brachiating rather than swinging. 682 more words
So, yesterday was the Chicago Spartan Super.
The personal headline: For the first time, I rang a cowbell in a Spartan Race.
It was the Z-wall, and it surprised me. 1,387 more words
Bold is a word I remember GH (Granma Helen aka my Mom) using frequently to describe my kids over the years. Most often she’d approvingly remark on one of the kids being bold related to an action she had just witnessed, or had been part of with one of the small crew. 555 more words