A new morning routine

A new morning routine

Old morning routine… drag myself out of bed in time to get kids to school, suck down 2-3 big mugs of coffee and eat what I can, arrive to work just in time to “be on time” (whatever that means). New morning routine… up at 5:05, scarf down a...
60 Day Challenge

60 Day Challenge

I started the 6 week challenge at Crossfit Unbreakable​ this morning. I like how various elements of the workouts scale down so you can start about anywhere and move forward. And of course since I told Coach Jim my first CF goal, he gave me an extra workout to do 4...
60 Day Challenge

My first Crossfit Goal is…

… to do two or more unassisted pull-ups or chin-ups, whichever is easiest, within the first 6 weeks of my Crossfit Experience. If I find I progress faster than I expect, I’ll revise this goal to add more reps or get both exercises going. This was an...
Feeling Strong

Feeling Strong

There’s a quote from Into the Wild, the story of Christopher McCandless that I really like: “It is important in life not to be strong, but to feel strong, to measure yourself at least once. If you want something in life, reach out and grab it.”...
Two Hits and a Quit

Two Hits and a Quit

My son’s first year of Minor League Baseball has just ended. Not the grownup minor leagues of course, the kid version, which is those two years of baseball in between years of coaches tossing you the best pitch they can and those “naturals” hurling...

Things to write about 

how I’m often more like Saul than David… Fear of man Baseball trip with Colton and his friend Getting back into youth work… And talking to Erin about it.  A kiss from my daughter Erin and her actha ride Marketing call from Chris Letting go of of...