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My Black Lab-ish Training Buddy.

I don’t know if I’ll be ready for the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon in about a month, but Wailea is in ridonculous shape. Our one year-old lab-ish rescue puppy is in the best shape of her life. 568 more words

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Hello, my name is Keir. And I am a Paintballoholic.

I’m not a fan of guns. Of any kind. The kind in video games, the kind in movies, the kind that are fake and given to kids as gifts by faraway aunts or uncles. 1,012 more words

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Stairway to Heaven.

Turns out I’m actually not afraid of heights.  Rather, my fear stems from concern about my companions’ well-being at great heights.  I stumbled upon this discovery yesterday, while hiking an especially infamous, anxiety-provoking rock feature in Zion National Park –  1,070 more words

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"Pay it Forward" Day is April 24

No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted.
-Aesop

I usually rush through the day thinking about what I need to get done and consumed by all the stuff that weighs on my time and my brain.  634 more words

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Oompa-Loompas Float (in Zion, at least).

My family and I are tagging along this week with friends who rented a fabulous home outside Zion National Park. Three days in, and we are officially smitten with Zion. 449 more words

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On the Road to Zion (Going to Hell in a Bucket).

We are officially on the road. Ninety minutes into a 10-hour drive to Zion National Park. Technically, through Zion National Park, since the place we rented is on the other side. 649 more words

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Werewolves of Corte Madera.

Yesterday I managed to squeeze in a ridiculously beautiful trail run above our kids’ school in Marin. I had about 2 hours to burn between the 2nd grade’s “Did You Know Medicine Show” and a meeting in SoMa that did not involve 2nd graders. 725 more words

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