Freedom isn’t free

10 HIMS of the Rock Region assembled on the last Monday in May, otherwise known as Memorial Day.  Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those who paid the ultimate price and sacrificed everything so that we can enjoy the freedoms that we embrace.  In other words, Freedom isn’t free – thanks be to […]


Cooler than average morning as of late.  Something seemed new about this day and I was excited to get it started with my brothers in the gloom.  There just aren’t any other places that compare to the gloom.  Even though we all go our separate ways each day with work, life, family, challenges, good or […]

Complacency kills excellence

“Old town used to have a reputation as the baddest AO in the region. Every week it earned that reputation. But, to me, over time it has lost that edge. Part of it is that I am in much better shape than I was 3 years ago when I first started posting at Old Town. […]

Just Plain Fun

We had 16 show up on this Monday which got YHC a little pumped.  I just came off a very busy 2 weekends and was out of town in between.  Throw in a half marathon, Joe Davis, and an out of town swim meet  for the 2.0’s on top of that!  Needless to say I […]

Pre-Blast: Being a #HIM to those less fortunate.

This past June YHC had the honor and privilege to take a team of youth and adults on an out of country Mission Experience to Quito, Ecuador for the first time in my life.  It was such an amazing experience so much so that YHC is returning for a week beginning February 1 and returning […]

Christmas Eve Convergence 2018

HO HO HO!  If you were present I could stop this backblast after those three words!  PacMan, Sir Purr and myself were excited to put together the workout for the 2018 Christmas Eve Convergence and it all came to fruition on this wonderful morning.  The three of us (Santa (PacMan), Elf (Sir Purr), and Rudolph […]