Tag Archives: Reflections

My Public Commitment to DO THINGS

To say I have been down in the dumps lately would be an understatement. I had grand intentions for my week off, but I knew if I wasn’t careful, I was going to overwhelm myself. In turn, I set loose … Continue reading

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The Time I Attempted to Learn Trad Climbing on Sandstone

In theory, hiking to the Lost and Found Crag was easy enough: a short 15 minutes composed of a brief walk and a minor scramble up the walkoff of the N’Plus Ultra crag. We could see it from the parking … Continue reading

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Your Body is Your Vehicle (take it on an epic adventure)

I am interrupting the previously scheduled European vacation programming to have a brief discussion about an essay I read today. This essay made me so angry, and so happy at the same time. Angry because of this: I did some … Continue reading

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A Poem For My Readers

As I wander in and out of the blog-o-sphere I often wonder … does anyone know I’m here? My posts are sparse, though my ideas are many Drafts are long stuck in writing purgatory Countless hours spent thinking through each … Continue reading

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Aging is Awesome.

I love getting old. Well, “old” is subjective. But I don’t feel like a kid anymore, and I’m certainly not a young adult. In fact, most of my hair is white. Even though I keep it died black, the roots … Continue reading

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Shorts, Mountains and Goals

I’ve been binge listening to the She Explores podcast and you should, too. I surprisingly discovered it recently through the Luna Grey Fiber Arts Instagram account. Episode one hit me like a ton of bricks. I completely related. If something … Continue reading

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The Cost of Mt. Baldy

This week has been an emotional one. I’ve started this blog post three times now, and the words never seem to quite make sense. I wanted to write about my experience stomping up to the summit of Mt. Baldy this … Continue reading

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