Random Ramblings

My New Hobby: Throwing Butter Knives

I've started a new hobby: knife throwing. Yes, you read that correctly. There are TONS of videos available on Youtube, but my favorites are on Xolette's YouTube channel. (I learned about Xolette's YouTube channel through Christopher McDougall's book, Natural Born Heroes. ) https://youtu.be/v38D2KBzSEU Kiddo and I are newbies, so we're only throwing unsharpened butter knives. I… Continue reading My New Hobby: Throwing Butter Knives

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Baby Steps, Fitness, Random Ramblings

So…I did it. I actually joined a gym.

I never thought I'd join a gym, not in a million years. Joining a gym puts me so far out of my comfort zone, you might as well have predicted that I'd also travel to Mars. If you talked to me a year ago, the odds seemed roughly the same.     Last week, I checked… Continue reading So…I did it. I actually joined a gym.

Baby Steps, Book Reviews, Life After Forty, Random Ramblings

Sometimes, You Need to Learn how to RUN Before You Can Walk.

When I turned 40, it wasn't a big deal. I felt good, younger than my calendar age. Sure I had some arthritis in my knee. Yes, I had problems with swelling in my wrists, the start of carpal tunnel syndrome, but I learned to adapt to the changes in my body. I got some wrist… Continue reading Sometimes, You Need to Learn how to RUN Before You Can Walk.