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I am From

September 1, 2014 | | 3 Comments

I am from an asphalt patch

From planted spade


From Mudgear and beer

Bell’s Ale

kettlebells Flail

I am from the earth and log

Gloom Rice

Fog Humid ice

I’m from a C-O-P


Moses Dredd OBT


From man … Continue reading

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August 29, 2014 | | 11 Comments

The fastest way to run faster is to run with a faster man.

Sadly, I do not remember the man who first shared this truth with me 25 years ago. I wish I did, and not just because it is … Continue reading

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The Back of the Garage: Dreams for Sale

August 24, 2014 | | 17 Comments

I found this listing on Craigslist today, and thought that it was a perfect metaphor for many of us.

How much are you willing to sell your dreams for?

I can imagine this guy’s excitement as he thought to himself, … Continue reading

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Sweepertee: Spoon Fed

August 23, 2014 | | 13 Comments

Editor note: get your own post ideas into the email hidden; JavaScript is required /* */ guys… dog days of summer have meant less original content up here lately. As Sweep notes, ideas like the Diplomat and Music posts have … Continue reading

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Interview For A Leader

August 21, 2014 | | 10 Comments

The Leader. Always the man in shortest supply in any organization. Also, always (in hindsight) the man most likely to fail the task set out for him, TO LEAD. And then we (the followers) are surprised.

Which is odd, … Continue reading

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GORUCK Red, Light & Blue 001- FNG to GORUCK Tough in 6 Hours: 5 Lessons Learned

August 19, 2014 | | 9 Comments

Inspirational reflections from Drop Thrill:

Greetings to all in F3 Nation!  Wow has it been an amazing almost 5 months in the Nation!  March 29 after much EHing by Big League Chew and Byron (Charlotte South/Area 51) I finally posted … Continue reading

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F3 and Palmetto Place Shelter

August 17, 2014 | | 5 Comments

Conditions:  85 degrees with a strong wind of service to others

The Thang:

Palmetto Place Children’s Shelter provides a safe and nurturing environment for abused and neglected children and unaccompanied teens, offering them a broad range of services concentrating on … Continue reading

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AG Campus Cleanup BackBlast

August 12, 2014 | | One Comment

Posted on behalf of Grapevine:

Over 50 people showed up for the AG Campus Cleanup on Saturday – it took less than 90 minutes to spread almost 20 yards of mulch, clean out all the beds in the front, remove … Continue reading

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Hungover Diplomat – Salty and Sour

August 11, 2014 | | 2 Comments

The erstwhile least serious and only partially useful portion of the blog section of website has returned (well, not that it really ever left). And since my last post, I seem to have forgotten how to post under the Butcher’s … Continue reading

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Into the Fire

August 8, 2014 | | 18 Comments

It’s taken me a month to muster up the courage to write down what took place at the conclusion of our BeastSide track workout in Greer, S.C., on 7/9/14.

Two young men — 16 and 17 years old — lost … Continue reading

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