Tag Archives: Humor

Walking is good for the Sole – Especially When you Make it Home

We emerged from the parks at the best possible spot for proceeding in the direction of Notting Hill, where we were to meet Ben for dinner at The Oak Pub, on Westbourne Park Road. The Oak – large building, corner … Continue reading

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Ol’P and Elizabeth R Prepare to Hop over the Pond Again

It had been more than two years since Ol’ P and I had ventured to England together.  One of our last acts of preparation, then as now, was to collect our cats, Victoria and Albert, and escort them to their … Continue reading

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No Skill Hunting

“I have the honor to present you with this mostly dead chipmunk.” – Henry Beard I picked him up. We stepped softly to the open patio door.  I shifted several times to aim his head so there would be an … Continue reading

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CrossFit and the Elderly – Episode 2

21.18.15.12.9.6.3 There was a time, not so many years ago, when I would have looked at the above set of numbers and said to myself, “Ah, a question from the 3rd grade Math State Test relating to numerical sequencing.” But … Continue reading

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The Crossfit Games for the Chronologically Challenged

Let’s begin by stipulating that I am both a CrossFit rookie and firmly established in the AARP age range. That said, it came to my attention through the grapevine (and my two personal CrossFit grapes in the form of husband … Continue reading

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Knowledge? From Cats??

Winston Churchill:  “I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.” Two lifelong interests emerged early in my life, and they were sports and mathematics. I wasn’t much good … Continue reading

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Crossing over into CrossFit

So, how did it begin, this new, and for me, highly uncharacteristic endeavor? Ol’ P, oops – Pa Kettlebell, that is, has always been fit and an avid exerciser. He’s always been a runner and doer of other arcane sweat … Continue reading

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How I Learned To Think Yoyo, Not YOLO, At CrossFit

Now that you have been properly introduced to the Mrs., I mean Elizabeth R, I should alert you that she will not always be referred to as such on this blog, at least not by me. For this potential confusion, … Continue reading

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Oh No! Not Another Blog!

I know what you’re thinking: just what the world needs … another blog! Well, folks, the world may not be overjoyed at the prospect of yet one more blog spouting homespun philosophy with a bent toward humor, but me and … Continue reading

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