“I’m never going to beat this boss BB. I’ve tried like 20 times and it just isn’t going to happen. I’ve literally spent 40 hours on this game and I can’t explore any new areas until I beat this boss.” I toss the controller over to the other side of the couch. My husband stands in the living room with a mild look of annoyance … Continue reading Pretty Frustrating – A Few Pretty & Hard Video Games
The rain pours off the top of the sandstone cliffs creating a waterfall which nearly blocks our view of the cove. Thunder rumbles. He looks around and back up at me and says with a slight accent, “I’m sure it is going to pass.” I know that it is going to take at least another hour so I mention that we should hike a little … Continue reading Crushing the Bachelor (kind of) Life
How commitment is a lot harder than you think Continue reading Throw Your Hat Over the Wall
About how words are confusing. Continue reading Failure.
I’ve been fortunate that my partner enjoys playing video games with me. I’m a rough beginner. When I first began I could not grasp the notion of moving the camera in sync with movement. In that, where your camera points, you go. To this day I still struggle with managing this but with enough practice, I will soon be able to not only run but … Continue reading So you wanna play a Couch Co-Op?
All I did was reach, as slowly as I could, to a not so great hold. As I grabbed it, I felt a crunch in my right middle finger. I moved my feet and then decided to let go. My finger felt OK but I knew something wasn’t right. I decided to try out a less steep climb and it seemed as though I had … Continue reading Climbers: How to Diagnose your own Finger Injuries
I sat in the movie theater and could hear everyone’s eyes roll. It was after one of those stupid one liners that really wanted to be taken very seriously. Looking back, I cannot recall the name of the movie but I do recall the distinct feeling that I’ve been taken for a fool. I was done with Hollywood. I wanted more from my entertainment. I … Continue reading Video games for Beginners
Las Vegas or possibly translated as ‘The Meadows’ in Spanish, has long been known as a reprieve from the arid and seemingly desolate Mojave Desert. Now, a bustling resort town and more importantly a winter climbing spot, Las Vegas is a highly desirable vacation destination for a variety of people. Climbing. The climbing in Red Rocks is expansive and potentially, there could be a lot … Continue reading Adios Food Desert
It should be no surprise that this weekend – I will be huddled in the blue-white glow of the TV to watch the world’s best competition climbers climb with each other in Vail Colorado for the IFSC Bouldering World cup 2016. While the men’s competition is great, I am far more excited about the women’s show down between Alex Puccio, Megan Mascarenas, and Shauna Coxsey. Wanna … Continue reading The Weekend
Two Hundred Million Years The first crocodilian was kind of lame. Spending lots of time on land, eating insects and hiding from larger predators. It wasn’t until about 144 million years ago that the alligator decided to stick to the water and become the armored death muscle you see today. Now there are 23 species of crocodilians which make up three major families: Crocodylidae, Gavialida, and … Continue reading Sexy times of Alligator mississippiensi