A hazard for leaders of #Movements that have become #Institutions is the failure to recognize that change (of some kind) is the purpose of a #Movement, while maintenance of the status quo (or gradual change) is the mission of … Continue reading
As the cool weather drops, I was rummaging through my closet when I found my father’s old military jacket. It caused to me to reflect on the stories he has shared from serving in the Navy during Vietnam, and how … Continue reading
For me, anxiety comes from two sources. It is either revisited shame for the actions and omissions of my past (coupled with concern for the consequences that they might yet have on my present), or worry about the future. … Continue reading
Aye, 5 men, including one FNG, posted in the Gloom for the final F3/New Orleans pre-launch workout at City Park Track.
OBT: Warmup lap around track, including stretches of bear crawl, crab walk, backwards run and walking lunges.
Aye, 8 pax posted in the Gloom for pre-launch workout #2, only to learn that they had stumbled into the Land of the Clipboarders.
Jog around City Park Track to warmup COP: SSH, Merkins, Flutter Kicks, Mountain Climbers
Sometimes ideas hit you when you least expect it. A couple of months ago it hit me that F3 was tutoring at Billingsville without a shovel flag. A quick email to my friend Raider, master shovel flag maker extraordinaire, had … Continue reading
Aye! All my dire warnings about the horrors that would befall those who obeyed the #Cantores (who said there was an 80% chance of monsoon-like precipitation during the first Nola pre-launch workout) were for naught, as the Gloom was clear … Continue reading
Fatherhood. It was Fatherhood (doing it poorly, actually) that finally led me to seek God. Before that, I was my own god (a very poor one, actually) who thought he didn’t need to submit to anyone or anything outside … Continue reading
There never was such a man as a Viking. A Viking was not a man, a Viking was a military tactic. Specifically, the warm-weather waterborne raid. Norseman (men from what we now call Denmark), perfected it in the Eighth … Continue reading
Have you ever wondered how and why F3 is a hit with the M’s of the world? Why is it that many pax come to F3 via “gentle nudges” from their M? Here’s a wonderful post we received from an … Continue reading