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SW Road Trip, part 3: Carlsbad

After our days in Las Cruces, we entered what turned out to be the most negative part of the vacation. Not that it was all negative, but we had a few things happen that soured some moments. I’m going to … Continue reading

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SW Road Trip, part 2: Western New Mexico

Of all the days we spent traveling, these were my favorite. Western NM is a treat. I didn’t expect that at all, but I absolutely fell in love with the area. I understand now why people retire there. Day 4 … Continue reading

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SW Road Trip, part 1: Texas

Back in late spring, Jason and I made plans to use some of our cruise credit (from the Planniversary cruise that was canceled in May 2020) to have a short holiday. Of course, with covid rising, we again had to … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Hikes of 2021, #47-51 (Vacation!)

As promised, today’s hike post will be completely different. Jason and I just got back from a nine-day road trip through TX and NM, hitting different state and national parks along the way. There were six areas that we explored, … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Hikes of 2021, #41-46

I’ve been sticking mostly to the same parks I always hit. With the heat as bad as it is, and me not wanting to get up super duper early in the morning, I tend to stay at closer locations. But … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Hikes of 2021, #36-40

Compared to the early parts of the year, I’ve done just about no hiking for months! Most of what I’ve done has been at my local trails, so that gets repeated a lot here. But seriously, five hikes in over … Continue reading

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Fitness for Every Body, by Meg Boggs

Subtitled: Strong, Confident, and Empowered at Any Size I follow Meg Boggs on Instagram and enjoy her content for the most part. I’m not interested in the same kind of fitness as she is – heavy strength training and powerlifting … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Olympics

Y’all! I love the Olympics. Especially the summer Olympics. And despite everything re: covid and safety issues and questionable scheduling, I’m so very happy to be watching the Olympics right now. I have so many memories from over the years, … Continue reading

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Product Review: Cairn Box

A few months back, I decided to try out a few subscription boxes, with the first on my list being Cairn. Cairn is an outdoors-product box that cost $30 for my first two months, and then due to a price … Continue reading

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Race Report: Gabriella’s Cupcake 5K 2021

Woohoo! It’s my first in-person 5K since the pandemic began! A special new milestone! Last year, I signed up for the Gabriella’s Cupcake 5K because a hiking friend of mine told me about it. There was a group of us … Continue reading

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