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2×4’s of Dreams

2x4's of Dreams

I haven’t updated in awhile, and to those people who look forward to a daily Rock Stew, my apologies. I felt overwhelmed by life and couldn’t find the hour or so it took to update the blog. In retrospect, it doesn’t seem like that much time, it’s just an hour or so. The funny thing is that when I stopped writing to give myself more time to do other things like finish my assignments for class, work, and keeping up […]

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Mt Si Time Qualifier

Mt Si Time Qualifier

The group I am going to hike up to Mt. Rainer requires that you prove physical fitness by hiking up Mt. Si in 2 hours and 30 minutes with a backpack weighing 30 pounds. Vas is Das?! I asked because Mt. Si is 4 miles up and has a grade of about 25 degrees the entire way. Not only that, but there was slushy snow starting about a quarter of the way in. On the way out the door, Bill […]

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Nothing Works!

Nothing Works!

I mean the word, “nothing”. Yesterday, nothing was going to stop me as I hiked up ran 8 miles and hiked up Mt. Si. Today, I want to do nothing. There was a moment passing, I believe in the dark while I slept, when my body parked itself into the garage of muscle pains and my mind turned on a soundtrack of dark metal music when I woke. What has surprised me was how slow my body is taking to […]

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Don’t Stop! What’s that Sound?

This weekend, I heard someone say, “It was easier for me to stay the course, to keep going, then to stop what I was doing and then try to start over again.” When I heard this, I didn’t immediately apply it to any one thing, and I dismissed it as part of someone else’s conversation. I went about my monumental “list” of things to do this weekend which consisted of cleaning, hanging shelves, laundry, buying picture frames, and getting my […]

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