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Overcoming Obstacles and Not Giving Up

Saturday, July 11, 2015      2 comments

I am so glad to be able to be online from my own home again! My computer kept freezing up on me, so I contacted my trusty computer repair guy. He said he could not get to it for a few days and I told him that was okay. After all, I have a smart... Read more

Before Picture

Saturday, July 04, 2015      7 comments

I guess I need to get brave and post the before picture. this picture was taken on June 20. All of my clothes that fit me were in the laundry, so these were rather snug. I certainly hope they fit better in the after picture in August. Read more

2178.5 Miles Left to Baxter Peak – Katahdin, ME OR Back On The Trail Tomorrow

Sunday, June 28, 2015      3 comments

As I stated before, when you are really hiking, that is what you do. You get up in the morning, eat, pack everything back up, and then start walking. Things like work or other commitments do not enter into the equation. In the here and no... Read more

Day 4 - Making Course Corrections

Thursday, June 25, 2015      3 comments

Day 4 I’m glad to report that I didn’t have any new aches and pains when I woke up this morning. There were just the normal ones that I have been told comes with getting older. By the time I got up and moving they were gone. I have c... Read more

Day 3 - 2180.6 Miles To Go

Wednesday, June 24, 2015      1 comments

Day 3 I woke up this morning with a whole different set of aches and pains. This morning I woke up with a back ache and my feet hurt. My body is reminding me that I am not 20 any longer and I have abused it for a number of years. It’s ... Read more

2183.16 Miles to Go!

Monday, June 22, 2015      4 comments

Day 2: When I woke up this morning, the first thought I had was, “I’m sure glad that I’m not sleeping on a wooden bench or on the ground. My hips and the back of my thighs reminded me just how out of shape I had gotten. I moved around... Read more

2,189.2 Miles

Sunday, June 21, 2015      3 comments

Yesterday, one of the exercises we had for the Firecracker Team was to list What can I do in 8 weeks? One of the items that I listed was doing a virtual hike of the Appalachian Trail. When I began it was one of those someday things. Then I... Read more

I will overcome ...

Wednesday, June 17, 2015      6 comments

In this past year, three people who are very dear to my heart had to deal with medical issues. I ended up taking care of others, which is not a bad thing. Unfortunately, I forgot to take care of myself. My good eating habit and regular exercis... Read more

Fall 5% Challenge

Saturday, September 28, 2013      4 comments

Having a summer without a TV or radio was strange. After a while, I didn't miss all the bad news and commercials that we are inundated with day after day. I set an alert on my phone for weather warnings, but for the most part remained peacefull... Read more

Where Did the Time Go?

Monday, July 01, 2013      4 comments

It seems like I've just gotten home and it's time to pack up and leave again. Hubby started packing clothes for while we are gone, and I have started making our lists of things that need to be done before we leave. Read more

Home Sweet Home

Saturday, June 29, 2013      2 comments

After driving for 18 hours, we have finally arrived back home in valley for a few days. Life has been decidedly different for the past few months. I am so glad to be home. I’m just sorry to say that after hubby’s doctor appointments we wil... Read more

One Word

Saturday, October 20, 2012      14 comments

Copied this from 5% Fall Challenge Leader Leslie_2B_Less! Not as easy as you might think! Copy and Paste into your own blog, change the answers to suit you. It's really hard to only use one word answers. Where is your cell phone? De... Read more

All About Me From A-Z

Wednesday, September 12, 2012      10 comments

As many of you know, I've been doing a bit of traveling ... for most of the summer. I promised myself that I would get a blog written today. Since its late, I decided to borrow this from one of my friends. Thanks Cindi! A. Are you at all... Read more


Thursday, August 23, 2012      5 comments

I've just recently passed one of those mile-marker (for me) birthday's this month. As I looked at my life, I realized that there were many things that I had hoped to accomplish, and those things have yet to be done. I need to take some t... Read more

Back Offline ... Again!

Friday, March 30, 2012      5 comments

The internet in our park just got up on running at the beginning of the week. Last night we had a good, old fashioned thunderstorm, and our internet is down again. For how long ... they don't know. I popped into the library to use their... Read more

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