Augmented Conversation

Augmented Conversation

My father was a college professor for over 40 years. He taught geography at Penn State for the bulk of that time. In his capacity as an academic he had many unique opportunities, some of which had an impact on me. He took a sabbatical to Nigeria when I was in third...
The Benefits Of CrossFit

The Benefits Of CrossFit

I first learned of CrossFit when I was training for the 2009 Miami Marathon. Looking for cross training ideas, it popped up on my Internet search. I didn’t start CrossFit myself until 2011. CrossFit is “constantly varied functional movements performed at high...
What is a Flight Surgeon?

What is a Flight Surgeon?

I spent four years serving as a flight surgeon in the United States Air Force. In that role I was fortunate to fly faster than the speed of sound, participate in aerial refueling, and, during training missions, drop a bomb and fire a 50 caliber machine gun out the...