This site is a lot of things. It’s therapy. It’s a passion for bouldering and rock climbing. It’s a beginner’s path to enlightenment (or the light at the end of the tunnel…wait…is that a train?!?!). Mainly, it is a collection of humor, good days, bad days, probably some uglies, and my life in general as a sport climber and boulderer, with my ultimate goal being to become a true alpinist. And yes, boulderer is a word. So please enjoy!!!
Peakbagging, you say? Yes, that’s what I said. It’s getting to the summit of a peak of some prominence (this varies) without climbing proper, which may include 3rd Class scrambling, though. It’s technically “hiking”, but can be some very intense hiking indeed. I’m after mountain peaks, after all! Here in Montana, those can be on … Continue reading Planning some peakbagging
Noom. It’s an app and a program to help a person get in shape and lose weight for their health. It involves coaches and a peer group and cognitive behavioral therapy techniques to help the person change how they think about eating and activity in order to aid in the process of changing their behaviors … Continue reading A 14-day trial of Noom
I walked into the chapel just as the first ward was leaving, having finished their Sacrament meeting. I put my Scriptures down on the pew where I normally sit and then proceeded to the restroom. The nearest restroom was out of order, so I had to go to the other restroom and wait my turn … Continue reading My Scriptures disappeared!
I don’t normally drink coffee because it’s against my religion, but I now have a doctor’s prescription for it as an analgesic (painkiller), and it works remarkably well! So now I wonder if I’m still in good standing and Temple-worthy because I’ve been drinking my analgesic that I made a covenant with God not to, … Continue reading Coffee