Sawdust

I have no me inside.I have no blood and bones.My body has been hollowed,filled with sawdustone fistful after another.Until my tongue has no room,until my voice can’t break through,and you stand before mewith an empty sack in your hands.

The Day I Gave My Heart to Rescue Cats

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On July 14, 1998, Chad and I walked into Lindley Park Recreation Center in Greensboro, NC, to pick up two kittens from a lady named Sharon. Not to keep. Just to foster until they found new homes. Little did I know that twenty years later, we’d still be getting foster … Continue reading

This Week in Space: January 4-10

This year, I thought I’d add a new feature to the blog, inspired by the Year in Space desk calendar that Chad got for me from The Planetary Society. I’ll be posting it once a week — hence the name, This Week in Space. And since the Cline Observatory at … Continue reading

Heavy Weights, Strong(er) Bones

It’s been a while since I’ve done a post about weightlifting. Hell, for that matter, it’s been a while since I’ve done a post PERIOD. New Year’s is almost here, though, so that means I’ll be making my annual “Blog more often” resolution, which should last anywhere from three months … Continue reading

The Benefits of Foam Rolling

Note to self. Arm day is a 2.5 hour workout. The gym closes at 9 pm. So maybe don’t get there at 6:30 pm on arm day? Unless you want to have to scramble to finish before they lock the doors. Which is exactly what Chad and I did on … Continue reading

If You’re Gonna Lift, Ya Gotta Eat

I had planned to talk about foam rolling in this post, but midway through the superset in yesterday’s leg workout I was reminded of something equally important. Namely, if you’re going to lift weights, you have to eat. I’ve never been a particularly big eater. Partly that’s because I was … Continue reading

FitNotes Workout – Tuesday 1st September 2015

Arm day again today. You might have noticed that I didn’t do a leg day post last week. After hiking more than seven miles at Hanging Rock State Park on my birthday, including the leg-brutalizing hike up to Hanging Rock itself, followed by jogging a little over a mile and … Continue reading