How the morning can Frame your day!

Isn’t it great how the trees and landscape frame this morning sunset? My first thought as I took this photo is how great of a frame the shadowed trees and foreground make. My dad mentioned that he didn’t like the dark foreground for his version of the photo. This conversation got me thinking about ourContinue reading “How the morning can Frame your day!”

Chocolate Chip Banana Oat Bread – Cooking w/ the DeGroffs #10

Even though this is not technically a meal, the idea, came from the same place, Pinterest. I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again. The most fun part of this is Liz finds a recipe and then adopts what we have in our kitchen to make it happen. This recipe is so easy toContinue reading “Chocolate Chip Banana Oat Bread – Cooking w/ the DeGroffs #10”

Slow Cooker Corn Chowder with Sauteed Shrimp – Cooking w/ the DeGroff’s #9

It’s amazing how versatile¬†shrimp is, you can really use it in any dish. This slow cooker aka crockpot chowder was so good even in the summer time. As we were making this, I was thinking to myself, why are we making soup in the summer? The answer to that question I’ll never really know butContinue reading “Slow Cooker Corn Chowder with Sauteed Shrimp – Cooking w/ the DeGroff’s #9”

My ideal morning…

It’s 4:30 in the morning and the alarm just went off. Time to wake up! When the alarm goes off it means we get to start a new day. For me, the morning has to start off with four things, and hitting snooze is not one of them. For most people, the alarm going offContinue reading “My ideal morning…”

Resistance – When your inner super power is working against you!

As the workout ended I said, “Great work today Sally, but you know what time it is!” Sally responded like most clients do. “As you know Dusty, I just got back from a work trip and we drank every night.” “And…?” I said with a smirk. “I don’t think I should have to get onContinue reading “Resistance – When your inner super power is working against you!”

Chipotle-Honey Chicken with Roasted beet spinach salad

We love our chicken our chicken thighs! I’ve raved on and on about why we love them more than chicken breasts, so I won’t bore you with that again. This was a recipe that my wife found and we pretty much winged it from there. The more meals we cook together the more I realizeContinue reading “Chipotle-Honey Chicken with Roasted beet spinach salad”

Can the Muse inspire your workout routine?

A quick google search defines Muse roughly as a greek goddess who brings inspiration to your creative endeavours. Most people have heard of great writers referring to the Muse as just that, a blessing from some unseen source, that brings inspiration to their writing. Even now, as these words are typed the Muse could be in action.Continue reading “Can the Muse inspire your workout routine?”

Narrow chance of Success

Today is going to be a good day. Today will be the day I will set a new personal best for back squat. Today I’m going to crush that goal I’ve been working towards for a long time. Have you told yourself that? When you wake up in the morning do you tell yourself todayContinue reading “Narrow chance of Success”