September 23, 2016

an meme

So there's a meme where you describe yourself in three fictional characters:

John Dunbar (Dances With Wolves)
Remus Lupin (Harry Potter)
Doc Holliday (Tombstone)


September 22, 2016

snippets, 9-22-2016

Carmageddon (The Guardian). I'll vote for the first candidate who promises to make privately owned autos illegal.

September 20, 2016

oh-oh say

snippets, 9-20-2016

The 75-year-old arm wrestler (NY Times). "I think my work ethic has been the main reason I'm still competing," he said. "So many people, as they get older, they just think they can't do as much as they used to do, and that's just not true." Right on.

September 16, 2016


I probably shouldn't wear this to a bank, huh. I've been throwing a couple weight plates into a backpack off and on over the last couple months but that was hard on both the pack and my back, so I got a weight vest. I'll mostly use it for walking but it might be good for squats, too. Maybe some push-ups. Wind sprints. Stair climbs ha ha ha no. We'll see.

Bren said the mailman wasn't too happy bringing this up to the house, and yea, I felt like taking an ibuprofen after I got it out of the box. It's 45 pounds - 18 pockets for 2-1/2 pound weights, each about the size of a bar of soap (and ten of which I quickly unloaded and stored in the closet).

*Do Something Gnarly Every Day.

September 15, 2016

September 14, 2016