Pray Sweat Eat Repeat

Where Should We Show Up?

It was his unbridled tilted-head-backward laughter that did me in. He searched the surveillance camera to see if the items I’d paid for made it into the bag. The video clearly showed that they did. After he finished laughing at me, I questioned him again, […]

I Hate Messing Up

  We had a mock powerlifting competition at the gym on Saturday. And with my very first lift, perfection slipped away from me.  My squat went well, the depth was good, and the weight felt great. But, I didn’t wait for the command to rack […]

Four Days and Three Nights

We made reservations and paid in advance for our stay. We eagerly counted down the days until the appointed check-in time. Upon our arrival, we receive a warm welcome.  Four days and three nights, carved out for our 40th anniversary get-away.  Standing on the seashore […]

Are Those Your Real Arms?

What is the most unusual question you’ve heard? I have to admit, “Are those your real arms?” still has me scratching my head.  After all, I’m confident he knew my arms were real, so perhaps there was another reason for his question. This encounter led […]