Monthly Archives: July 2013

Letting Your Cork Float

Occasionally, Tom will walk in the room with a sheepish grin on his face and ask, “What do you want first – the good news or the bad news?”  I always pick the “good news.”  I figure it will soften … Continue reading

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Going The Distance

In the cycling world a “century” is a 100-mile ride.  As a very amateur cyclist, I don’t have a desire to win a century, but I have had thoughts lately of riding and finishing one… a thought I never dreamed … Continue reading

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The Positive Pledge

I’d like to think that I’m getting better and better at making good choices about how I will personally respond to what my life throws at me.  Take this past week at Tom’s cabin, for example.  In order to celebrate … Continue reading

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Wherever We Go … There We Are

The Pacific Crest Trail is a long-distance hiking trail that runs 2,650 miles from Mexico to  Canada cutting through some of the most breathtaking country in the world, including the Sierra Nevada and Cascade mountain ranges, Columbia River Gorge, and … Continue reading

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Music Monday: A Stronger Woman In Me

I’ll admit it.  I’m directionally challenged and a terrible gambler. Last week, while cycling on a beautiful morning ride, I bet Tom “a million dollars” we were heading west.  He just smiled, shrugged his shoulders, put his head down, and … Continue reading

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