Little Steps: Day 52 – The Trail Ends Here?

I apologize in advance. But my mind is a tangled mess. Thoughts are flying around a thousand miles a minute. Crashing in to eachother. Trajectories unknown. My fingers are full of dread. The words want to flow faster than they can be given passage. I have no idea what is about to overflow the walls, …

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Little Steps: Day 23 – Pause. Reflect. Move Forward.

Day 23: 3.14 miles / Total miles: 21.28mi / Days left: 156 / Time:2:01:15 / Pace: 38'35 Yesterday was my first hike since last Thursday (Day 18). I ended last week on such a euphoric high. And then this weekend happened. And I desperately needed to go for a hike. I couldn't go Monday. I …

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Little Steps: Day 18 – A Magically Indescribable Jurassic Park (of sorts)

Day 18: 3.54 miles / Total miles: 18.14mi / Days left: 161 / Time: ? / Pace: 29'07" The moment I stepped on the trail today, I realized I have watched way too many Jurassic Park movies. Part of me was worried that a velociraptor would pop out from behind a moss covered tree. And …

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How Being a Rover Scout, Helped me Discover My Love of the Iditarod

We joined the BPSA scouts in Sept 2017. I wanted my kids to participate in scouts. To gain an appreciation of the outdoors that I thought only scouts could provide. But I was against what was happening politically and socially in the BSA at the time. And I felt like Girl Scouts spent too much …

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