To me, Mt. Evans is my Mt. Everest. It is the biggest mountain that I've ever attempted to climb. This is by no means the longest hike. It will be less than 5 miles. It is the first mountain over 6,700 feet in elevation, and it is 14,571 fee... Read more
I'm vacationing in Denver right now. In order to get around and to burn calories, I rented bikes for my husband and I . BCycle is a great idea. For $20/pp for 7 days, we take a bike from one of the 57 centers in the city, ride the bike to ano... Read more
I give, and it shall be giveen to me, good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over shall people give to me. With the same measure I give, it will be measured to me. ... Read more
I'm loving the SparkCoach
I wasn't going to do it. I am at my ideal weight, and why do I need help with these little hurdles? I can do it alone-or so I thought.
I joined SparkCoach to get an extra kick in the pants on days when I just want to ignore my goals. SparkC... Read more
Learning by Teaching
Do you want to know a great way to REALLY learn some subject matter?
1. Pass it on to someone else.
2. Volunteer to teach others.
3. Put your heart and soul into yo... Read more
Let the peace of God, that passes all understanding, keep your heart and mind in Christ Jesus.
There is no problem too big or bad for God. Trust Him!... Read more
3 A fire goeth before him, and burneth up his enemies round about.
4 His lightnings enlightened the world: the earth saw, and trembled.
5 The hills melted like wax at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the Lord of the whole... Read more
Today I'm thankful for quiet time in the morning to blog. Taking the time to write, pray and be thankful is something that calms me and brings life into a clearer focus for me.
My Bible verse for the day is "Be anxious for nothing, but by p... Read more
Change has got to come!
Sometimes it can be easy to get stuck in a rut. When someone in your life is stuck in a rut, it can be even harder.
I try to be supportive, but this is not helping bring about change. I may have to get tough to help my family member get out ... Read more
Piecing it all together
In many ways, my mother and I were cut from different fabric. We do not agree on child rearing, politics, theology or housekeeping. When weíre together, we focus on two things: love of family and quilting.
Quilting has brought us clos... Read more
A photo of my husband and I on Mt. Madison with Mt. Washington in the background. What a great time we had! Sometimes when things get rough, I sit back and remember all of G... Read more
I reached a new goal!
For the past 2 years, I've been taking classes to gain another certification for my teaching job. On Friday, I had my exit interview, and I am now certified in General Special Ed along with ECE Sepcial Ed, Elementary ed and PreK.
Just one m... Read more
Old things have passed away,
Behold, HE makes all things new.
Saddleback Mountain in Rangely, Maine... Read more
Just one more peak
This past Sunday has brought me close to meeting a six year goal: earning my 4,000 Footer New England patch. What does that mean? Iíve climbed 66 out of 67 New England peaks through heat, cold, high winds, snow and hail. Iíve had two wildern... Read more
Just one more Peak!
My Sunday hike has brought me closer to a 6 year-long goal-hiking all of the 63 peaks in New England that are 4,000 feet in elevation or higher. Sunday I hiked Mt. Saddleback and The Horn, both are in Rangely, Maine.
Over these 6 years, I'v... Read more