The general area portion of Butcher’s Word blogs.
Posted on behalf of Diopter who sent this from F3Charleston:
Ditches and the White Picket Fence
2014 sucked. I mean it really sucked for me and for my family. Three months into being separated from my wife of … Continue reading
It’s almost New Year’s Day, time for reflection and resolutions. Many of us have also been arriving at our 1 year anniversaries with F3 in the Columbia/Lake Murray/Lexington regions and have had some amazing results in all of the 3 … Continue reading
YHC, along with many other F3 pax, recently had the opportunity to attend an evening lecture at Davidson College titled “Honor Under Stress.” The link between honor and stress is no-doubt addressed in many college lectures, but what made this evening special … Continue reading
A funny thing happened on the way to the pantry. Hunting for a quick snack, I found a shelf full of partially-eaten bags of chips. A perfect dozen, in fact.
They reminded me of the best … Continue reading
Of the many threats organizations face, perhaps none is more dangerous than a disgraceful leader. Disgraceful leaders cast doubt and suspicion over everyone around them and any positive results they’ve gained together. Disgraceful leaders CAN get short-term results, but they … Continue reading
Carry the Weight: Five Pounds.
Five pounds = the weight of a typical brick. I know this to be true as there are several in my backyard while my family lives without a kitchen this fall during the renovation/addition to … Continue reading
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
The President of the United States – who serves as the Commander-in-Chief of the U. S. Armed Forces – recently touched off a firestorm of commentary and debate when he rendered a “salute” to his Marine guard while holding a … Continue reading
How a friend held me accountable, and how it changed my life.
“A body of men holding themselves accountable to nobody ought not to be trusted by anybody.” ― Thomas Paine
Over the years, I’ve been fortunate enough to be … Continue reading
The sun had finally come out during the Blue Ridge Relay, and the combination of heat, sun, and tired legs had me struggling during the my final leg of the BRR, the glory leg into Asheville. My quads had taken … Continue reading