F.E.A.R.

I have always tried to avoid activities with extreme exposure because I have a tremendous fear of heights (no skydiving for this chic). My heart starts racing, I sweat profusely, I experience shortness of breath, and my legs and hands tremble uncontrollably. It isn't a pleasant feeling. Once, I thought I was going to have... Continue Reading →

31 Day Challenge Finale!

Thank you Ragnar for challenging me to get off the couch in the dead of winter and be active in one form or another! Pretty fun, well rounded month: *1 Snowshoe adventure ❄️ *11 Run Days🏃‍♀️ *1 Snowboarding day at the Love 🏂 *6 Gym Days🏋️‍♂️ *1 Dam🌅 *8 Lakes🌳 *Family activity days with Mom,... Continue Reading →

31 Day Challenge…Still At It

*Check out my previous post to read all about the 31 Day Challenge. Now carry on.... Well, I'm still plugging away at The 31 Day Challenge. The weather has turned a bit colder here in Colorado. Winter has come! I've had a handful of boring gym treadmill days, but I've still managed to get outside... Continue Reading →

Ragnar 31 Day Challenge

WEEK ONE in the books of Ragnar's 31 Day Challenge! Check out my previous post "Happy New Year 2018!" for the details on this challenge. Here's a summary, in pics of course, of week 1: Day 1: Aaron and I spent the sunny day snowshoeing at Jones Pass. Fantastic leg workout. Day 2: Aaron and... Continue Reading →

Happy New Year 2018!

Happy New Year everyone! Usually at the end of every December I start crafting my "list" for the coming year. What is this list I speak of? Well, I write down all of the places I would like to visit in the coming year (usually a new National Park or two). I write down things... Continue Reading →

Ragnar Trail Alafia River Florida

Merry Christmas readers! 🎅🏻🎁🎄It's been a very busy few weeks in preparation for the holidays. Now that presents have been exchanged over long FaceTime sessions with family, home-cooked dinners have been enjoyed, sugary Christmas cookies in the shapes of trees and bells have been devoured, Christmas Vacation has been watched, board games have been played... Continue Reading →

No, I haven’t been lazy

Well, it has been quite awhile since my last post (Thanks for the nudges Mom and Will). To be quite honest, I haven't been hiking too much lately. However, that doesn't mean that I've been sitting around on my comfy couch doing nothing (Tira, my cat, that's a different story. Talk about lazy!) For the... Continue Reading →

North Table: Not Just For Climbers

UPDATE: The Cottonwood Trail described in this post is temporarily closed until November 15, 2017 (yup, it closed just four days after we were on it). Apparently there were 20 rattlesnakes found on one part of the trail and 7 more on another part.  It is the time of year that these dangerous guys are... Continue Reading →

Autumn Along Bear Creek 

I have just realized that it has been a couple of weeks since my last post. It isn't that I haven't been active. I have. It's finally autumn in Denver and the Stone House Trail along Bear Creek near my house is glorious for running!  Since my last post, Hurricane Irma blew through my old... Continue Reading →

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