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Big Sur, big moments....CCC days 3 and 4


“Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into thin air.”  John Quincy Adams

So, the riders actually made it to Big Sur on Monday…and soaked their feet in the river, sitting in Adirondack chairs in the water while sipping beer.  1,280 more words

Overcoming Obstacles

Start Close In

Start close in,
don’t take the second step
or the third,
start with the first
close in,
the step
you don’t want to take. 121 more words

Overcoming Obstacles

He Can Lift the Fog

This afternoon, my friend looked at my desk and asked me, “Do you want me to help you clean up your desk?” My first thought was, “No!” I thought it was hopeless. 226 more words

Living With Disabilities

Goals Tuesdays

Good afternoon!! I hope you’re having an incredible day! I am having a great day today. I’m making a corned beef stew today for the first time. 414 more words

Back in the Saddle, CCC 2014

I was going to start with an apology intended for those that have no interest in reading about this particular event - but I changed my mind.  1,370 more words

Awareness / Advocacy


Let’s be honest. It’s a rarity to find someone who LOVES work. It sucks. It’s hard. We’d rather be watching reruns of Vampire Diaries and eating ice cream than working. 581 more words

On Writing

Everything Happens for a Reason - What Next?

When we don’t get what we want, even if we worked hard enough to get it, we always hear it said – “Everything happens for a reason.” But do we really understand what it means? 441 more words

Personal Well-Being