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Family Hiking (with a side of home improvement)

I’d promised my father-in-law that we’d go hiking in the mountains nearby; he got all nostalgic since he grew up there and used to run around in those woods as a kid. This weekend I finally managed to get it … Continue reading

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Natural recharge

It’s Friday, and the weather is glorious. I took the opportunity of a slow morning to run down to and around the park, which was still cool and damp from the rain earlier this week but not muddy. My cardio … Continue reading

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Spring hiking

Today was such a nice day, so I decided to go for a long hike. My husband had stuff to do, so I was more than happy to leave him to it and head out onto the trail by myself, … Continue reading

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Two of my favorite things

My little pool session last night was fun. I got to try out my new gear and blow bubbles for a bit. Before I left, I pulled my reg out of its bag to show my cow0rker and realized it … Continue reading

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2016 in review

Well, plenty of ink has been devoted to discussing how crap 2016 was. Now I’m looking back at my own year, as documented by this blog, and maybe it wasn’t so bad. Notable highlight: getting married to my favorite person … Continue reading

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Newbie backpackers: the saga

Sorry this blog has been so quiet– my training got sidelined by travel, by a calf strain, and by the Cold From Hell (which is finally subsiding). But I never wrote about the backpacking trip! So here goes… The trip … Continue reading

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Scouting mission

I’m going on a weekend backpacking trip with friends next month–  we’ll hike out to a backcountry site, spend a couple nights, and then hike back to the car. This is a first-time trip for 2 of the 4 of … Continue reading

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