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just another skill

acquired during the pandemic

my son-in-law built an axe throwing target

as something to do for fun

 showed me how to throw

i’m definitely not a natural

but kept trying

 finally got it to stick

my aim is not great

which might make me

even more dangerous

but that’s for another day.

“an axe cuts through a forest not because of its size, but its endurance.”

– matshona dhliwayo

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  1. I find this very scary! What happened to dart throwing? Throwing axes…. whatever next! This sounds like a terrible film I would never watch because I’d be riddled with nightmares for years.

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    • i probably would never do this competitively, (chances are high), just to see if i could learn to do it, but it is a more of an unusual pastime these days. there are even axe throwing bars where people go to socialize and have a beer and throw. somehow it works, but seems like a bit of a scary combo.

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    just another skill

    acquired during the pandemic

    my son-in-law built an axe throwing target

    as something to do for fun

    showed me how to throw

    i’m definitely not a natural

    but kept trying

    finally got it to stick

    my aim is not great

    which might make me

    even more dangerous

    but that’s for another day.

    “an axe cuts through a forest not because of its size, but its endurance.”

    – matshona dhliwayo

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    • well, it became a personal challenge, and once I tried, I was determined to get one to stick. not on my list, just happened upon it in their backyard one day, but glad it did it. )

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  3. A good way to ensure people keep a safe distance away! 😏

    There was a wonderful segment in an episode of The Good Fight where Christine Baranski’s character goes to an axe-throwing place because she’s fed up with everything.

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  4. Gotta love those newly acquired pandemic skills! It’s good to learn something new, although the “my aim is not great which might make me even more dangerous” comment is a tad worrisome. Especially if one were to get on your wrong side! And good luck with your future aim … practice does make perfect.

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