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!!!
Well, folks, it’s Monday again. What happened to the weekend? Well, that depends on what you consider your “weekend”. Not everyone works 9-5, M-F. Plenty of people have alternate schedules that include nights, traditional weekends, days off during the traditional work-week, and all-around odd, crazy work hours and schedules. So maybe today isn’t your “Monday”. … Continue reading It’s Monday again
First of all, if you are publishing your work and you have a troll, that’s a good sign. Why? Well, they think your work is good enough to try to discredit, destroy, disrupt, and otherwise damage it in any way possible. They’re paying attention. You’ve gotten someone’s attention enough that they’re putting in the extra … Continue reading Trolls and how to deal with them
I climbed yesterday! A whole four bouldering problems later, I was exhausted, but I felt good. This morning, not so much. I overdid it. I’ve been up since a quarter after 0100 hrs this morning. As a consequence, my mom has been, too. She’s in Billings babysitting and I’m at her house recovering from my … Continue reading Mentholatum and Vicks
I’m having a hard time today. It’s an off day. I’m out of sorts. I decided that the best place to be during this time of difficulty is at the climbing gym. I’m dissociative today, in the proper psychological sense. Thankfully, my friend McKenzie is working at the climbing gym today and I have an … Continue reading Out of sorts