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How being clumsy teaches lessons for the New Year

So, it was the last day of 2015. I was determined to get outside in the (relative) warmth of a 40 degree day, and give Sadie a long, long walk to make up for all the hours I’d kept the poor pooch in the dreaded, hated carĀ getting back from Norfolk. 660 more words


On the eve of 2016, she wrote a blog post. What happened next will blow your mind.

Astute readers may have noticed that I stopped blogging in the middle of my Berlin adventures. This is because, well, I was having those adventures, and decided to have them rather than write about them. 1,287 more words


Veterans Day

Today was a gloomy, rainy, grey, and thoroughly blah day.

It’s also Veterans Day. Which, for those of you, like me, who didn’t know before now, commemorates the signing of the armistice that ended the hostilities of World War I (though the war wasn’t officially over until later). 488 more words

Boston Living

Hiking in moderation

I have this funny thing about hiking.

I love it. Always have. The challenge, the outdoors, the accomplishment of reaching a goal. And the payoff of the view. 1,873 more words


Age, Wisdom, and The Tradeoff

Even in high school, I thought people were insane when they said, “These are the best days of your life.” If this is as good as it gets, I thought, I might as well just give up right now. 603 more words

Health Care

What I've Learned About Weight Loss, Fitness, and "Dieting"

  1. Excuses are just that. Excuses. For years, while Christian pushed himself to run harder, faster, longer, I insisted I couldn’t lose weight. Weight problems run in my family.

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Exercise/weight Loss

A tale of two photos

There’s a photo of myself that I just love. It’s from a hiking excursion last summer in the White Mountains. I was with my good girlfriends from Arkansas, it was a stunning day, we were high on waterfalls and gorges, and I snapped a selfie with a roaring river in the background. 759 more words