I regularly get comments particularly from work colleagues who refer to my swim activities as extreme, I laugh this off generally, as I don't consider what I do to be extreme. However, with the deaths today of 2 people in Lake Michigan, I am sure I shall hear some new comments and if I am … Continue reading Risk & Reminders
I managed to keep up regular lake swimming through the month of October. The temperature though kept dropping no matter how much I peed in the lake. I have only managed once before to get in Lake Michigan in nov and that was more of a shock therapy session the day after the 2016 election. … Continue reading Winter is coming and first plans for 2019
Freedom ! Endorphins! In recent years I have managed to swim in Lake Michigan through end of Oct without a wetsuit (though in 1 situation I.e. day after the 2016 election I got in Lake Michigan in Nov for some shock therapy) . Anyway, I know how the work questions will go on Monday. Did … Continue reading Swam! Lake Michigan? October! Why?
"O, beware, my lord, of jealousy; It is the green-eyed monster which doth mock the meat it feeds on;" I must admit this is one of my favorite Shakespeare quotes uttered by Iago to Othello and it popped in to my mind in recent days. So let me start by saying, I want all my … Continue reading It is the green eyed monster…
It's time to admit something, I have an unhealthy infatuation with numbers. For fun I do math in my head, yup, I look forward to the change in years so I can spend time figuring out division and multiplications in to the number of the year. I am known in work as the guy who … Continue reading Numbers Whore
Sometimes people ask why I refer to the waters I have swum in as he/she or by a name and act like it's a living creature. Well here it is, it is a living creature, it has all the characteristics I associate with living things so let me name some *Play-fullness *Calm *Angry *Beauty *Ugliness … Continue reading Water