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Embracing Slow

I’ve written a lot about injuries on this blog. It seems I’ve been quite prone to them since cancer hit my family in 2009. Our society is pretty fast-paced these days, faster than ever before. Information travels at light-speed along the interwebs, and there are more and more avenues to… Read On

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My New Life: Yoga Instructor

It’s taken 6 weeks to write this post. My nerves were high, my fear great. Somehow, I thought the friends & family who knew me from the corporate world, would think less of me when I told them about my new life. Somehow, I felt judgement before the judgement was… Read On

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Injured Reserve List – Again

3/16 UPDATE: On the injured reserve list, again. (Written day of, but just getting to the post now…) I went to the climbing gym after crying a lot about my mom today, mixed with awesome playtime with my nieces. I came off the wall wrong & landed wonky, causing a… Read On

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vBlog – New Direction, New Fear – 01Nov11

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SpokenCoast Theme: Finding meaning in one’s life

Hooray! Here it is! The “Viktor Frankl” post. It gives me a special thrill because I like that Viktor is spelled with a “k”. Gives off a Transylvanian vibe… Drive Out Fear It’s one of the “14 Points of Quality” by Dr. Edwards Deming. In a recent interview by Meghan Ward… Read On

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Impressions of Seattle

Surprisingly, I don’t think I have any photos of Seattle! After climbing Mt. Rainier, I was pretty vegetative. So, I’ll just put another mountain photo on this post. My few days in Seattle post-climbing, pre-Alaska were pretty spectacular, despite the pain in my feet. The weather was off-the-charts beautiful, and… Read On

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What I Learned on Mt. Rainier

Here’s post #2 about the Mt. Rainier summit. It seems like the summit happened 10 years ago. Life in Point Hope, AK has taken over everything. Living in the moment never felt so good. But, it all started on Mt. Rainier. Climbing a 14,000 foot mountain requires flexibility, yet discipline.… Read On

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My Life In Anacortes, WA

It’s been hard to put down on paper what being in Anacortes, WA for these last weeks has been like. The nature here is abundant, healthy, and well maintained. Many days have been spent walking or running the trails, hiking up hills, photographing sunsets, and spending time with wonderfully kind,… Read On

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I Stink At Goodbyes

Probably I’m not the only one. But truly, in trying to get my behind out of Dodge these last few weeks, I’ve noticed unusually avoidant behavior about saying goodbye. All week, in my head, I knew I was going to take off today. But, I only told my buddy that… Read On

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The Clown’s Come Back

Many years ago, while attending a graduate program for psychology, I attended a one-day workshop on the psychology of clowns. The leader had a new clown nose for each person. One by one, each participant walked to the front of the room, and after turning their back to the group,… Read On

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