Trail Stomp: Theodore Wirth Park

For those of us living in the central parts of the metro, finding unpaved spaces to get a trail-fix can be difficult.  That’s where Theodore Wirth Park provides an oasis in the middle of the city.  Containing miles of trails, with a few multi-use paths, a golf course, newly renovated beach park, and even a … More Trail Stomp: Theodore Wirth Park


Fresh Endeavor: GORUCK Challenge

Good livin’.  That’s apparently what they call it.  No matter what you call it, it looks interesting to a bonehead like me.  The GORUCK Challenge is either a ‘team building’, ‘leadership training’, or ‘gear test gone haywire’ event.  Possibly, all of the above.  I’m pee-my-pants excited.  And the preparation for it is all part of the … More Fresh Endeavor: GORUCK Challenge

Heading North

The call has come.  We are moving north.  I don’t know whether I should be scared or not.  It’s been a while since I’ve had to deal with true winter.  Kansas City has been good to us, but my ladyfriend has a new job in the Twin Cities.  Minneapolis actually looks pretty cool (no pun … More Heading North