Yesterday was my 101 hike up Mt. Monadnock, and it was my best hike ever. We met some great friends at the Headquarters, and started up the mountain. The view of Monadnock always brings joy to my heart.
Lately I've been asked to do many things by people who I love. Sometimes I can say only a partial yes. Other times I have to say no.
No is a very good word because it frees me up to do the things that are important to my heart. While I ha... Read more
Just for today:
I will smile and be strong in the Lord.
I will eat a healthy diet.
I will make time for quality exercise.
I will trust God that everything will work out according to HIS plam.
I will encourage the people around me.
I ... Read more
John and I left a very snowy New Hampshire, and headed North to a snowier Maine. We were on a mission: Ambassadors for Maine Huts and Trails. www.mainehuts.org/ There was a large group coming in to the Stratton Hut, and we wou... Read more
All of life has to be a balance between
• Work and play
• Rest and movement
• Alone and with friends
• Talking and listening
Today I can also add being connected through the internet, and being unconnected.
Several times each day, I ... Read more
There are some things that I just would rather buy at the store. Granola was one of those things. I did not understand how much sugar is added into commercial granola. One day, I bought some granola from a small company called Grumpy Old Men ... Read more
For about 15 years, I did not sleep well. Why?
first, there was a bad marriage. I carried a lot of fear and unhappiness to bed with me.
Then I took night classes in preparation for a new job to get out of the bad marriage. I ran a dayca... Read more
My Saturday hike up Monadnock was difficult. First of all, I wasn’t sure that this was the best day to hike. I had not hiked a mountain in about 30 days. The weather did not look perfect. Snow was in the forecast for the afternoon, and I did... Read more