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Showing posts from August, 2019

Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge

I spent a recent Wednesday shooting the breeze at the Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge in Rhode Island. In its scale, the refuge had strong resemblances to World's End in Hingham MA. Sachuest Point though felt a bit more out there unlike World's End from where you can see packed Hull MA as well as the Boston skyline. The former also had noticeably more wild life. I spotted whales out on the bay, for instance. Here are some National Geographic totally non-winnable photos taken with an iPhone 7:

Is this a butterfly or what?
What's the grassy equivalent of a scree called? Lots of bugs flitting about.
More flowers in this shot. When I reviewed this shot on location.. on the iPhone screen, the depth of field was not as obvious as it is here.
What the sign says.
This bunneh looked like it wanted company but it would never have worked.
Shady tree. It started getting quite humid in the early afternoon.
In the end, there was not much to do. Since access was free a…

The no-routine weight lifting routine

I think it is okay not having a definite goal in mind when you embark on a new activity. Sometimes, it can be a bit difficult to form a vision. In this case, attempting to force yourself to form a vision before you participate may take the fun out of the activity. You would be setting yourself a mental block instead of making progress in some form. Take health and fitness, for example. Telling yourself you will have a six-pack by beginning of summer or be able to run a mile under four minutes or improve your blood lipid profile.. forget all that.

You could do body part split weight training. Advanced bodybuilders take this even further training hamstrings one session and quads the other. Or you could train the whole body in a single session. So if you are just getting into weight lifting, how do you have fun with it? How do you maintain enthusiasm? If you are coming back from a long lay-off, are not sure which routine is best to get back into the game and this, in turn, is preventing…