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En Route to Vasaloppet, day 72-73

Monday I did my first 5/5 standing in biathlon shooting. Felt very good!

Last night I went for an evening roller ski run at average speed 16.9 km/h at 168 bpm in average heart rate. 68 more words

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Kindness Goes Unpunished by Craig Johnson

Kindness Goes Unpunished by Craig Johnson (2007) French title: L’indien blanc, translated by Sophie Aslanides.

Kindness Goes Unpunished is the third volume of the Longmire crime fiction series by Craig Johnson. 498 more words

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New Harmo Polar Harmonica!!

So I have been wanting a harmonica for a while now, but never could decide on what to buy. I finally decided to buy a Harmo Polar Harmonica from Amazon. 236 more words

The Right Whale

Why are Right Whales called Right Whales? The genus Eubalaena is called the ‘right whales’, but why is that?

The story behind this is actually a sad one. 390 more words

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Pimp My Scope

Most of us have heard some form of the adage, “You can buy cheaper, but you’ll never pay less.” It means that cheaper products ultimately do not stand up to the needs of their superior counterparts. 182 more words

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Into the unknown

For me, the Atlantic Odyssey -the trip from Ushuaia through the mid-Atlantic to the Cape Verde Islands- was one big dive into the unknown. I’m very much at home on the ship I was sailing on, but I’m used to those ships sailing through cold Polar waters. 75 more words

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Book Review: Alone in Antarctica by Felicity Aston

I remember reading Southbound by the Barefoot Sisters for the first time and feeling inspired to one day hike the AT. Reading the stories of those two women embarking on a wild and free adventure made me think that I, too, could go on to test my limits on the trail, to dig deep into the reserves of my strength and determination, and emerge victorious as a bona fide badass and wilderness woman. 725 more words

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