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!!!
And I need to change that! I’m beginning to think that the climbing gym is pretty safe and, with good hygiene, is safer yet. I need to stop in and make sure the padlock on my locker is still intact and see if they still have beanies in stock with the gym logo on them—they … Continue reading Haven’t climbed in close to a year
Eighty percenty ethanol alcohol mixed with the finest magnesium carbonate on earth! Can it get any better than that? I don’t think so, but that’s just me. My Friction Labs Hygenic Secret Stuff (liquid chalk) arrived over the weekend and I am incredibly excited! Pandemic, I fear you less! With 80% ethanol alcohol in it, … Continue reading My new and improved Friction Labs Secret Stuff arrived
Well, I started a new medication yesterday. It is meant to help me concentrate, which I have had trouble with for many years, and it is also supposed to help me “turn my brain off” at night so that I can sleep better. Sleep is an eternal fight for me. I have been running on … Continue reading Started a new medication yesterday
So, yes, I survived World War III, also known as the Fourth of July. Miraculously. I appreciate the holiday, but I cannot tolerate much in the way of its celebration because I have such a severe and chronic case of PTSD. Bummer, but yeah. It really sends me over the edge! It is over for … Continue reading Wild ride!