Monthly Archives: November 2010

Tales from the Trails: The Bad

Welcome to my second post of my three-part series Tales from the Trails: The Good, The Bad, and the Inspirational. Our hiking trip to Utah was filled with mostly great hikes. But there were two aborted jaunts I’d rather forget: … Continue reading

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Tales From The Trails: The Good

As I mentioned a few days ago, last week the hubs and I spent five days hiking in Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon National Park. I had a few cool fitness experiences along the way. There were one  or … Continue reading

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A 60-Second Thanksgiving Post

Much to do today so I must post quickly… Ran in this morning’s Habitrot 5K which benefited a local Habitat for Humanity Remained “comfortably uncomfortable” the entire time While I “participate” rather than compete against others, I managed to pass … Continue reading

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We Like to Hike: Part One

For those of you who like to hike, I highly recommend Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon National Park. These hikes are a great way to see some beautiful scenery while getting some great exercise. How great was the exercise? … Continue reading

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A Post-Vacay Quickie

It’s way past my bed time (alarm will ring at 4 a.m. tomorrow), but I thought I’d post a quickie to let you know where I’ve been. The hubs and I just returned from a week of vacay. Five of … Continue reading

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The Twinkie Diet

For the past two days I’ve seen media buzz (national news and on-line) regarding a professor who put himself on what he calls “The Twinkie Diet” and lost 27 pounds. He did this as an experiment to see if one … Continue reading

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Taste Buds Can Change

As I write this I’m taking a brief lunch break (but posting at the end of the day). I was scheduled to have a business lunch today. One thing led to another and those plans were rescheduled. So there I … Continue reading

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I Spoke Too Soon

Last weekend I posted about my final endurance event of 2010: a triathlon. It was an add-on event as I had already completed my goal of three half marathons and two sprint triathlons. Because is was 28 degrees at the … Continue reading

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