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F3nation-wide posts. Formerly Butcher’s Word.

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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People keep calling me Crotch Rocket…

September 2, 2011 | | 3 Comments

For the first Sweepertee, let’s talk about The Hold Steady

Originally from the Twin Cities, they now reside as Brooklyn hipsters. Rolling Stone and others have called them “America’s Best Bar Band” which isn’t really that accurate since I equate … Continue reading

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The Shoe Beatdown

August 28, 2011 | | 3 Comments

Dredd’s shoes finally died on Saturday.  We were making our closing assault on the Jacob’s Ladder hill at Latta and the sole finally separated from the shoe at the front and started getting folded under as Dredd tried to climb … Continue reading

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The Gift That Keeps On Giving

August 27, 2011 |

While in my late 20’s, I decided that the only way to make sure I was going in for an annual physical was to schedule it on or around my birthday.  Every year for the past 15 or so years, … Continue reading

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Rubble or Wall

August 25, 2011 | | One Comment

     When Nebuchadnezzar overran Jerusalem in 586 B.C., he destroyed the Temple, the City and the Wall around the City.  He killed or dragged off to Babylonia the powerful and the noble, leaving a remnant of powerless people with … Continue reading

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