things i hate: bouldery routes

3 06 2009


i am not really a breakdancer.  i am a boulderer. *SURPRISE!*  white, american. hetero, male, boulderer.  i know because it says so on the ‘contact information’ card in my Trapper Keeper ©.  right under the part where my mom wrote: “believe in yourself pookie!”.

thanks mom.  pookie did.  until he started trying to climb ‘bouldery routes‘. Read the rest of this entry »


fa’s, projects, or circuits? oh my!

16 03 2009


you know life is good when you’re struggling to divy your free-time between putting up 7-10 new boulders in a day or going back to tick the harder ones you’ve passed up.  but with spring’s bag o’ t(r)icks (bugs, heat, poison ivy, etc..) on the way, the problem has become a bit more pointed.  how so?  well, if i go after fa’s then my projects might be unclimbable in a few weeks.  but if i go after projects then the fa’s might be unreachable/invisible before the end of the month.  this, my friends, is truly a question of more or ‘more’.  like choosing food at an Indian restaurant. Read the rest of this entry »