FIRST Robotics

The FIRST Robotics team The Mechanical Mustangs of McLean School of Maryland (a high school, see www.mcleanschool.org) successfully advanced to the state championships after a competing at a Qualifier competition in Annapolis, MD on January 21st. For those that aren’t aware, FIRST (www.firstinspires.org) is a program to inspire young people in science and technology and […]

Lifting Up the Community

Three years ago I took up competitive power lifting.  An acquaintance at my local gym noted one day “Hey, you’re strong for an old guy!  You should compete!”  And so it began.  I spent a year working with several different trainers to prepare me for competition, and to coach me through my first event, but […]