Five Points – 13

Guns – 

I’ve struggled in writing this passage.  I don’t understand how any sensible person can defend our current status of affairs with regard to guns in the United States.

I just don’t understand.

It doesn’t matter that people shoot themselves or police or EMS or innocent bystanders or the law makers or even our baby children…kind, smart, happy children while they are at school.

It is sickening and demoralizing and I do not understand.

America’s gun culture in 10 charts –
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr –

The most important thing a citizen can do is to vote –

And I will match your donation to a total of $100 to help establish sensible gun laws –

How Skating on Thin Ice Creates Laser-Like Sounds –

This small lake outside Stockholm, Sweden, emits otherworldly sounds as Mårten Ajne skates over its precariously thin, black ice. “Wild ice skating,” or “Nordic skating,” is both an art and a science. A skater seeks out the thinnest, most pristine black ice possible—both for its smoothness, and for its high-pitched, laser-like sounds.

Protein – 

I love my protein shake, every day, as soon as I am on my feet. The habit started in my effort to mitigate fat and to build muscle, but I’ve learned it is also good for the brain.

My go to brand is Ascent Protein

What’s on the radio – 

Crazy – Gnarls Barkey cover by Ray Lamontagne –
Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen cover by Jeff Buckley –

Taking Apart A Jeep in 60 Seconds –