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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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Wellness Wednesday – Hikes of 2021, #30-35

Since I’m currently on a walking-hiking-running-anything-to-do-with-my-foot break, this post is a bit shorter in number than usual. I might be off for a few months, though, so I didn’t want to just hold it in my drafts. I’ll be back … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Hikes of 2021, #24-29

Lots of state parks this time around! I’ve been doing a bit less over this period as I’m trying to protect my foot, still waiting for my MRI and to find out if it’s broken or has soft tissue damage … Continue reading

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Becoming Odyssa, by Jennifer Pharr Davis

Subtitled: Epic Adventures on the Appalachian Trail. In 2005, Pharr Davis was just out of college and not sure what to do with her life. All she knew was that she wanted to hike the entire Appalachian Trail, solo, and … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Enchanted Rock

Last Thursday, a few members of my hiking group leadership team and I went out to Enchanted Rock State Park. It was Jennine’s birthday, and she wanted to conquer this rock for her special day. When she mentioned her plan, … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Hikes of 2021, #17-23

Time for another round of hike-logs! 17. Both times that I’ve been out to this park now, it’s been solid fog! Today, we had rain in addition to fog, and tons of mud. Only one trail was open, and it … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Miscellany

It’s been one of those weeks where so many health/fitness things happened, none of them worth their own post, and I don’t really have much else to say, so here’s a bunch of mini-things. Endocrinologist: I finally had my specialist … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Hikes of 2021, #9-16

Overall, I’ve hiked a lot less in February than I did in January, due to some foot/hip injuries. This post includes the last few from January and all those up til now in Feb, which will likely be all but … Continue reading

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