After a less-than-stellar performance in the upper-body component of the fall 11 strength test (pull-ups, sit-ups, push-ups, box jumps, dips), I’ve decided to go back to a variation on my high school strength program. I used to just do sit-ups (or some variation thereon) and push-ups every night, raising the number every week. Now, I’m […]Read more "Training: Nightly strength program"
AM: 1 hr easy run (Pine Park) (still sick) PM: nightly strength (see next post)Read more "Training: 9/25/11"
PM: ~ 1.25 hr warm up run + strength testing (did not do 3000m test due to illness) Here’s hoping I get better soon.Read more "Training: 9/23/11"
I just found out that Gandalf/Legolas (erotic) fanfiction exists. I need to clean my brain out with soap now. [Featured image from en.wikipedia.com.]Read more "Bleh."
If you read my (overly long, sorry) post a few days ago, you know that I love Hush, mostly because it seems to encompass almost everything that “should” be in a Batman story. It’s also well-paced and drawn, and the twists in the tale are unexpected and exciting without feeling like they came straight from […]Read more "Comics: Batman: Hush"
Leading J59, the “Psycho Hiking” first year pre-orientation DOC trip that goes over Franconia Ridge, was an indescribably amazing experience. Trip leader training was inspiring, helpful and it really brought us together. The H Croo and Lodj Croo shows were amazing, my trippees were great, the weather was perfect, Vox Croo brought us “Tripsgiving” lunch […]Read more "DOC Trips: Welcome Home"
I’m very excited. Can you tell? The weather around Franconia Ridge is predicted to be sunny with highs around 70 until Tuesday and Wednesday, when there’s a chance of rain. Hopefully we’ll have a clear view from the top of the ridge. Photo credit: Sam Page, “Mountaineering after the PhD” To help my trippees make […]Read more "DOC TRIPS!"