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Flapper Boy

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


Brothers at Story Book Land

Yesterday when I posted the story on Story Book Land, it was mostly about Ana. Today I have some pictures and information about Jaxon and David, although I think Ana might show up in a picture or two. 597 more words

Life In The Dakotas

Weekly Photo Challenge - Look Up

Remember playing on the monkey bars on the school grounds or the local park? I do! Being young and daring, I would do all kinds of tricks and scramble up and down the monkey bars for hours of play. 30 more words

OCR Report: 2016 Chicago Spartan Super: Lines, Bells, and Muck

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

Obstacle Course Racing

Goal Update: Was May Quiet or Loud?

The answer is, I don’t have a clue.

It was an eventful month, what with my second OCR of the year (and first where I was running with an eye toward doing it as quickly as possible). 692 more words

Obstacle Course Racing


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