Tag: rowing

Thanksgiving Weekly Wrap Up

Thanksgiving Weekly Wrap Up

Because of the the 4 day weekend, this was a HUGE volume week for me.  Next week will be mostly focused on my CQE exam, so I probably won’t be getting anywhere near this kind of mileage.  It was fun while it lasted. Memorable moments […]

5 Reasons I’m Thankful for Fitness

5 Reasons I’m Thankful for Fitness

With American Thanksgiving over, I hope you are spending today exactly as you want.  Whether it be shopping till you drop or opting outside.  I’m drafting this post ahead of time, so I’m hoping to get outside for a hike today.  But who knows with […]

Indoor Rowing Outdoors

Indoor Rowing Outdoors

I’ve been doing some indoor rowing lately. When I realized that I wouldn’t be running a half marathon this fall, I decided to try focusing on the 2 km indoor rowing race distance this winter. So far it’s mostly been an attempt at building a […]

I Can’t PR, How Can I Say I’m Improving?

I Can’t PR, How Can I Say I’m Improving?

I’m trying a new link-up this week as inspiration for what to write and to connect with other bloggers.  It’s the Wednesday Word (hosted by DebRuns) and it happens on the first Wednesday of the Month.   This month’s word is Improvement. Improvement means has meant […]

I completed the Dog Days of Summer Challenge

I completed the Dog Days of Summer Challenge

When I retired from rowing I was sure I would continue to do it regularly as a recreational rower.  Turns out that the motivation of a team and a coach are pretty strong catalysts.  Full time job, a long commute to the rowing club, and […]

Early august rambling (TOL #3)

Early august rambling (TOL #3)

I think this post will be even more rambling than my usual Thursdays are for Thinking Out Loud Post.  I talk about erging again, the best books I have read lately, some new blogs to follow and my current favorite book.  So thanks again to […]

Hard earned medals

Hard earned medals

Back in my glory days, as a high school rower, my room was filled with medals. It didn’t matter if it was a participation trophy for coming last place in hockey or my national championships gold, all were on display in my room. The end […]

A mini Flashback – Onandaga Lake

A mini Flashback – Onandaga Lake

I have a trip coming up where I’ll be spending a night in Syracuse New York.  Before carrying on to my next destination I’m planning on taking my dog for a walk at a nearby park which happens to be along the shore of Onandaga […]