You Want Bacon with That?

A couple of months ago, I took a field trip with Bigg’s little sister to the East Side of Milwaukee. The East Side has the UW Milwaukee college campus, lots of great places to eat and drink; and shwank homes. Seriously shwank.

After Alli was done with her school stuff, we stopped at Five Guys Burger and Fries for some burgers. It’s a decent burger, greasy as hell, but that’s ok once in a great while. The sista got a grilled cheese sandwhich and when she ordered, I said, “You want bacon with that?” Cuz, who doesn’t? I guess Alli didn’t because she looked at me like I grew another head out of my arm pit.

And just last week when we were at Bastille days, we picked up a couple of sandwiches and our new friend Katy ordered a grilled cheese sammich. Again, ‘you want bacon with that?’ Nope. What is with these Wisconsin people? They’re so blinded by cheese consumption that they forget about the bacon????

WE know we can eat bacon anywhere, at any time, on any thing. Why don’t they?

Thirsty?

Need fresh knickers?

Final resting place?

Got a sweet tooth?

Or A la carte.

Just do the right thing. When someone asks, ‘you want bacon with that?’ The answer is, ‘of course!’

As we must account for every idle word, so must we account for every idle silence.

Benjamin Franklin

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For training opportunities at tosabarbell, call or text Juli at 320-296-9313. jep6095@gmail.com tosabarbell is a private, home grown gym with three lifting platforms; squat rack; prowlers; throwing implements; bars, bumpers and everything else needed for an effective strength and conditioning program. Straightforward barbell programming including the Olympic lifts; sound (read: not fancy bullshit) diet advance for weight gain or loss; and strong coaching will ensure you will meet your goals of becoming stronger, more explosive, and better conditioned. Juli has been coaching teams and athletes for over 20 years. She grew up participating in various sports at various levels but was always drawn to those that require strength training. Her 4 years of training and coaching under Mark Rippetoe has honed her coaching skills to be a top choice for you to reach your strength and conditioning goals. She is an active competitor in Weightlifting, receiving the Silver Medal in the 2016 World Master's Championship; is a Master's World Champion in Highland Games, and competes in Highlander Games. Juli will strongly encourage tosabarbell athletes to compete (and prepare you to do so.) However; tosabarbell is also for those who just wish to be stronger and go through life feeling better. Matt WanAt is a Professional Strongman who competes regularly with Strongman Champions League in Europe. He played a year of D1 football with Iowa before concentrating on his Chemical Engineering degree in Iowa City. He is a native of Wauwatosa and still remains a staunch supporter of Tosa East. Matt will host many Strongman Saturdays at tosabarbell which are sure to be followed by food. Lots of food. This blog will be a mixture of strength notes, coaching and nutrition tips, bacon delicacies, and a whole lot of fun.
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