Monthly Archives: March 2012

Day 2 at The Arnold: arm wrestling, the Expo floor, the ever-present specter of steroids, and lots of caffeine

Day two of The Arnold/Nationals started early. Too early, in my view. The Board of Governors meeting, the national assembly of USAW, where members can listen to the organization’s current state of affairs and complain loudly voice their concerns, started at … Continue reading

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The 2012 Arnold/Nationals/Women’s Olympic Trials/the kitchen sink (part 1)

There is a certain point in one’s interstate drive to The Arnold that you begin to realize you are not alone on this journey. And it’s not just because your vehicle is occupied by USAW’s man-about-town Louis Mangiaracina, who has … Continue reading

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