It's More Than Just Exercise


Apparently, it all started two years ago: Dear Rob, This confirms your reservation for Beginners' BaseCamp on 4/22/2013 to 5/8/2013. This event meets Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 6:30am to 7:30am. I was pretty sure that today was the anniversary of my introduction to that thing called Crossfit, and sure enough, a little digging through my email proved that out. Ya gotta wonder, just a little bit, how I could remember such a thing as this. After all, it's just an excercise gig, right? Just two weeks of showing up at some gym, to try and knock the rust off this old body; to find an outlet for some newfound energy; to get "back…

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Turkey and Cilantro Chili


After listening to Jersey girl Diane Sanfilippo at the gym this afternoon, I was all fired up to make something paleo. It was also kinda grey and cold outside, after a few spectacular sunny and warm days. I always think "chili" in times like these. Standing in the middle of Whole Foods with no plan (which is a really bad idea, BTW) I contacted Google for further instructions. After a breif browse of the options, I settled on this one, for turkey & cilantro chili, serves four. Reasonable enough, but the point of making chili is to have a vat of meat percolating on your stove for a while, so I decided to make some adjustments to the recipe, starting…

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