1 hour swim workout, SCAQ Sunday, 2-20-22

Bill likes to push a some. This was a push. After the warmup, a swimmer in the lane next to me said, "If only we could do this entire workout as 25s." I laughed and said, "Yeah, but you know Bill would make that hurt." He laughed and agreed. It's not a bad thing at...

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2-19-22 – Flawed characters-Round Robin

Flawed CharactersDescribe a flawed character you might use in a story. How did they become so flawed? What part will they play in the story and what will happen to them? All of my characters are flawed. A perfect character would be boring. There would be no character...

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1 hour swim workout, SCAQ Thursday, 2-10-22

I came expecting Coach Rada and a stroke (IM) workout. Obviously, she wasn't, but Coach Steve was. The fun thing about having different coaches is the variety of workouts we get. Each coach has a different style. Although Thursdays are usually stroke day, this was...

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1 hour swim workout, Saturday with friends, 2-5-22

1 hour swim workout, Saturday with friendsMichael Chang/Diane 600 warmup (~8:30 min) Warmup set (650 yds, 14:10 min) 2 x 50 kick on 1:05 2 x 50 drill on 1:00 2 x 50 swim on :55 2 x 50 drill on 1:00 2 x 50 kick on 1:05 1:00 rest 3 x 50 on 1:00–count strokes Main set...

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1 hour swim workout, sprint Friday with SCAQ, 2-4-22

There was a discussion about flip turns this morning. As I'm always up for improving (and my flip turn was slow compared to other swimmers), I watched a few flip turn videos. Honestly, I don't think there's much wrong with my form (not that it couldn't be better--I'm...

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1 hour swim workout, stroke Thursday with SCAQ, 2-3-22

The first round of the main set was "death by fly." Rada had expected us to get through our main set faster than we did, but we took an extra 30 seconds or so to recoup from all the stroke. I let Rachel lead during the breaststroke section. I tried to draft on the...

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