Hail to the Dinosaurs!
I started the day by going to the
Farmer's Market. When I got there,
I began the expedition by grabbing
some kale, swiss chard, baby bok
choy, arugula and garlic from Todd
Childers of Facing West Farm. He
sells killer greens.
And a woman standing in line said
to me, "Wow, that's a lot of greens.
Are you a chef?''
"No, they're for me and my wife."
"ALL those greens?"
"All of them."
"Oh, I get it. You're eating low carb."
"Well -- sort of. It's more Dino than
"Dino is old-school, back to basics
That made her think I was crazy, so she
started to edge away.
I paid for the greens and went over to
some of the other farm stands. I loaded
up on on pumpkin, sweet potatoes, red and
yellow peppers, red and green tomatoes,
carrots, broccoli, onions, and acorn squash.
A man asked me if I was a vegetarian.
"No, I'm a Dinosaur."
He, too, thought I was crazy, and began edging
I took all the veggies to the car, and then
went over to Stan Gentle from Dreamcatcher
Farm. I buy his eggs from free-range Happy
Chickens, and his beef and pork from free
range, grass fed, pastured critters.
This time, I grabbed 5 pounds of ground beef,
two pounds of uncured (nitrate free) bacon,
two chuck roasts (one for us and one for a
friend), and 4 pork chops -- along with four
So much for being a vegetarian.
Someone asked me if I owned a restaurant.
"No, that's food for the family for a week."
"Must be a big family!"
"No, it's just me and my wife."
I sighed and shrugged my shoulders (inwardly,
not so he could see), and answered as best I
"I'm a Dinosaur. I do old-school weight
training, and I work up a heck of an
That made him step back and start to edge
away, so I grabbed my bags and headed away
before I ruined Stan's business for the day.
My last stop was to grab some fresh flowers
Luckily, no one asked me about the flowers.
As always, thanks for reading and have a great
day. If you train today, make it a good one!
Yours in strength,
P.S. Real food builds real muscle -- but you
also need the right kind of training. Here's
a great book that tells you how to do it:
P.S. 2 My other books and courses are right
P.S. 3. Thought for the Day: "Train hard,
train heavy, be strong, be a Dinosaur!"
-- Brooks Kubik