I love disc golf!

Disc golf. Who knew? My friend Zakk Shanks knew.

Back in December 2019, Zakk and I were talking, and he asked whether I’d ever played disc golf. I’d never tried it, and had only sort of heard of it, but was immediately intrigued. Golf? With frisbees? What’s not to like?

I say I’d sort of heard of it, because my other friend Paul Normandin and I had briefly discussed Ultimate Frisbee, which he plays. I had no idea what UF was, so in my mind it was disc golf. Our conversation that day was cut very short for some reason, so I never clarified.

Nevertheless, the day after that discussion with Paul, I’d ordered an Innova starter set from Amazon, for disc golf not Ultimate, and they’d been in my closet ever since.

Anyway, I love walking, but I like to have a reason for it, so disc golf sounded right up my alley. Zakk and I set up a time to play, and I met him at the Trinity University disc golf course for my first disc golf experience.

I was hooked. I sucked, but I was hooked. What a challenge!

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Disc Golf Videos – Putting

These are some of my favorite disc golf videos for putting. Putting is the one piece of the game that everyone can do somewhat equally with enough practice. If I could consistently make putts from 30-45 feet, I could win much more often.

Bump that. If I could make consistently make puts from 20-35 feet, I could win much more often!


Gaining weight during the pandemic?

I see so many people and memes commenting on social media about how they are not exercising and eating poorly during the COVID-19 pandemic.

I understand. It’s tough.

The gyms are either closed or we think they’re too dangerous to visit.

If we are working from home, the little exercise we used to get going to the office, heading to meetings, walking to the coffee machine — that is gone.

It’s hard to scrape together the motivation to go for a walk through the neighborhood alone. Oh, sure, once, maybe twice a week, but…

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