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March 15, 2005

the stretch guy

Last night I was able to work out with weights for the first time in several weeks. It was either too cold, too snowy, rugby practice, I was too sick...yeah, you know the story. Anyhow, it was good to be back to the new Gallery Place WSC, if even for a short and feeble arm workout as I'm still a little sicky and weak.

Anyhow, the Stretch Guy was there again. Stretch Guy and I are the only two guys in that gym that like to use the Stretch Center - that cage-like thingy with handles and levers that help you with stretch positioning, leverage and balance. I spend quite a long time on the Stretch Center, as it makes me feel good and helps prevent my back from throwing out. He's on the thing even longer than I am, and if I need to stretch and I see him on there, forget it, as the Stretch Center only has room for one. There can be only one.

I walk on to the gym floor from the locker room. He sees me, and I see him. No acknowlegement is needed, but we track each others' movements. Tumbleweeds and dust devils blow across the gym floor, I gnaw on the straw in my mouth and sneer in his direction, and he spits on the floor and squints back. While he is a cutie, I don't know if he's gay or not, and I don't care. We are not flirting. Stretch Guy is my competition to Stretch Center divahood, the only other who would dare take my cherished spot on the throne of muscle conditioning. As for that evening, Stretch Guy and I did not have overlapping agendas, so there was no trouble in River City - this time. I get to go through my stretch forms and no one gets hurt, yet he occasionally looks over longingly at the Stretch Center, yearning to be using such a tool of the gods.

After relating the above story to my coworker, she suggests I cut the macho crap and simply talk to him...maybe he can be my stretch partner! It wouldn't hurt to have a cute stretch partner.

Posted by jimbo at March 15, 2005 1:18 PM


There is something fishy about this, you aren't stretching the truth, are you???

Posted by: homer at March 15, 2005 1:59 PM


FINALLY a fusion of two of your interests...physical fittness and kink

Cause that stretch center sure lookslike it could double as a bondage cage.

And from now on you are going to pop that proverbial boner, and enjoy the gym even more!!!

You will thank me for this later.

Posted by: Seamus at March 15, 2005 2:58 PM

Yeah you're all about the Stretch Center, like no one else. I don't think I've ever seen anyone use it but you. Thank goodness the fire station w/ ems is only a block or two down.

I'll keep that in mind, should I feel the need to use it some time. Just promise me you guys won't pee on it to mark it.

Posted by: copperred at March 15, 2005 4:04 PM

Hmm...that's a good idea Carl. As long as he didn't pee on it first, it's still as of yet unmarked.

Posted by: jimbo at March 15, 2005 4:14 PM

Jimbo, I love that stretch center/S&M contraption. I know the guy who invented and has the patent on the machine. He's a straight, daddy-ish, hairy, muscle guy. Very nice and loves to hang out with the mo's. I'll tell him that his equipment is being put to good use at WSC. He'll get a kick out of it.

Posted by: tim at March 15, 2005 4:58 PM

Sounds like if you'd hit it off, you'd add a lot more flexibility to your love life.

Posted by: rhinelander at March 15, 2005 10:47 PM

Ummm...can't you both just share the Stretch Center? After all stretching together is more fun methinks.

Posted by: Corin at March 16, 2005 3:32 PM