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Mountain Moments

A Digestive Scramble

By On December 2, 2017

I could hear my stomach gurgling, and I clenched the necessary muscles with every ounce of my being.  My eyes darted across the bouldered hillside, frantically looking for a spot, any spot,… Read More

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Picking Poppies – Episode 5 – Gratitude

By On November 22, 2017

Tis the season.   Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, and it just felt right to have this post dedicated to gratitude. If this is your first time reading a Picking Poppies post, please check out… Read More

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120 Thank You’s

By On October 24, 2017

  What started out as a simple Facebook post grew into something bigger than I could ever have anticipated.  I am completely, utterly, 110% overwhelmed by the kindness and unreasonable generosity that… Read More

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Picking Poppies

Picking Poppies – Episode 4 – Courage

By On October 22, 2017

Welcome to Picking Poppies, Episode 4 – Courage. If you’ve never read a Picking Poppies post before, check it out here.  And if you’ve been following this series, you know that each… Read More

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Picking Poppies – Episode 3

By On September 22, 2017

Welcome to the third episode of Picking Poppies.  If this is your first time reading a Picking Poppies post, please check out the very first episode, to provide context!  Essentially, this post… Read More

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Picking Poppies

Picking Poppies – Episode 2 – Hike for Grayson

By On August 22, 2017

I can’t believe how quickly time flies.  It has already been a month since my first Picking Poppies post.  I’ll never understand time, and how it so quickly evades. If you missed… Read More

Mountain Moments

Hiking to Heal – facing my demons one step at a time

By On August 10, 2017

I am so excited to announce that this post has been featured by High Peaks Hiking – go check it out!   I hike to heal.  That may sound a bit strange, especially being… Read More

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Picking Poppies – Choosing Love and Kindness

By On July 22, 2017

I’ve had this idea brewing.  A passion stirring, and I’ve been trying to ignore it.  Unfortunately I’m trying to learn this whole boldness thing, and it’s really getting in the way of… Read More

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Mountain Moments

Defining Your Identity

By On July 17, 2017

Truth is hard to face. Especially truth about yourself. And then truth is hard to accept. It is easier to believe lies, believe negativity, believe that which the world deems true despite… Read More

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Redefining Your Limits

By On July 15, 2017

I am so excited to announce that this post has been featured by High Peaks Hiking – go check it out! Redefining Your Limits Whether or not we consciously realize it, we all have… Read More