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General Posts

F3nation-wide posts. Formerly Butcher’s Word.

The Biggest Loser – The Power of Accountability

October 2, 2011 | | One Comment

Outside of sporting events and political news shows, I just don’t find the time or interest in television.  However, I must admit that I find myself drawn to the primetime show, “The Biggest Loser”.  I couldn’t put my finger on … Continue reading

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The Wildman Conversation

September 28, 2011 | | 3 Comments

Thanks to Dredd and Pinch for their permission to post these emails and kick-start this initial Conversation, which manages to draw together books, diet, gear and the need to live a life of adventure — pretty much every one of … Continue reading

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Prince Is A Dolphin

September 23, 2011 | | 2 Comments

   OK, I just read Sweeper Boy’s post about Prince’s amazing guitar solo for about the 50th time, and I am again struck by how different Prince looks from the rest of the musicians on stage.  His face, his gestures, … Continue reading

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Experience Life

September 21, 2011 | | 6 Comments

Experience Life

It was an ideal day. The sun was shining, the sky was blue, and a wonderful breeze was blowing down the beach on Sullivans Island over Labor Day weekend a few weeks ago. I was down there for … Continue reading

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Unholy Alliances

September 21, 2011 |

Do not be yoked together with unbelievers. For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common? Or what fellowship can light have with darkness? (2 Cor 6:14)

       This has always been a dubious piece of scripture for … Continue reading

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Dirty Freakin' Smokers

September 21, 2011 | | 6 Comments

                When I was stationed in Germany in the late 80’s I lived with a German family in a small town.  Like most Germans I met, they were kind, ethical and law abiding.  It … Continue reading

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The G.O.A.T. guitar solo…

September 18, 2011 | | 10 Comments

This Sweepertee will focus on one thing: badassness at its finest.

When you hear “Prince” most think they want to party like it is 1999 (and considering the current sign o the times, that wouldn’t be a bad thing). Other … Continue reading

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Going Minimalist

September 18, 2011 | | 9 Comments

A question for the Gear Guy!

I have been in the same shoe for the past ten years. (Not literally the same shoe, but the same make and model Ascis Gel Nimbus). I have no running related issues/injuries. I don’t … Continue reading

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Two Score Three

September 16, 2011 | | 2 Comments

      To increase the Fellowship, the last act of every F3 workout is the Circle Of Trust, where each man states his name, F3-name and age.  The age part was kind of an afterthought.  Initially, we just wanted … Continue reading

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Why Most Diets Ultimately Fail

September 6, 2011 | | 3 Comments

The feature article in this week’s Time Magazine focuses on the “Oz Diet”.  Yes, the now famous Dr. Mehmet Oz, cardio thoracic surgeon, Oprah regular and bestselling author shares his opinion (and a very educated one I might add) … Continue reading

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