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Rockefeller Center on Thursday morning
Wednesday, July 23, 2014      7 comments

Heads up! Dina, the boys and I are planning to stand in Rockefeller Square tomorrow morning (Thursday). Look for us on the Today Show. Be sure to set your dvr. ... Read more
Weekend Plans - 1st of 51 Capitals
Saturday, June 28, 2014      8 comments

We arrived in Salem, Oregon yesterday so that we are here this morning to go to our first state capitol in our quest to visit all 51 capitals this summer. After doing a 10km walk (volksmarch) this morning we will head to Sacramento (about ... Read more
Summer plans... 51 walks, 51 capitals, 51 days
Sunday, June 01, 2014      3 comments

I haven't been on Sparkpeople much lately except to log in and get my Sparkpoints... but, I wanted to put out there what I've got planned for this summer. Last year I climbed the Eiffel Tower 100 days in a row - 1665 stairs a day. This summ... Read more
Starting over today
Wednesday, October 30, 2013      6 comments

Well, the last two months have not been pretty. Since vacation things have been stressful at work and stressful at home. I can't say I've even been "trying" lately. I've re-gained about 15 pounds. A coworker and I have discussed that our we... Read more
Vacation Pictures
Wednesday, September 04, 2013      10 comments

We had a wonderful time on our whirlwind vacation. 9 states Did a volksmarch in my 49th State - Utah ( www.ava.org ) 8 days/7 nights 3600 miles I've posted pictures on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.c... Read more
Vacation here we come!
Friday, August 23, 2013      6 comments

Heading out the door shortly for a whirlwind 8 day, 7 night driving vacation to Yellowstone, Salt Lake City, Bryce, Zion, the Grand Canyon and Los Vegas! Who is going? My boys, my sister, our mom and me. The trip started out as a quick... Read more
Finished climbing Mt. Everest for 5th time
Monday, August 12, 2013      12 comments

Finished climbing Mt. Everest for 5th time on Sunday - 193,525 stairs. I had already done my Eiffel Tower climb in the morning when I realized I needed less than 500 stairs to make it to the top of Mt. Everest for the 5th time. So, back to the s... Read more
116,000+ stairs and streaks
Tuesday, July 02, 2013      4 comments

Today was my 53rd day in a row of climbing the Eiffel Tower. I've climbed 116,424 stairs during the Spring Into Summer 5% Challenge which began May 11th. Today I also finished climbing Mt. Everest for the 3rd time - 116,115 stairs. My ... Read more
Update on my stair climbing streak
Saturday, June 15, 2013      6 comments

I've continued climbing the Eiffel Tower everyday. I'm on day 36 of my climbing streak - at least 1655 stairs a day and day 76 of my exercise streak. Just so I have a record, here's what I've accomplished since I last posted my daily st... Read more
Walking and Climbing The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
Saturday, June 15, 2013      9 comments

Sorry I haven't been posting much, I've been busy walking and climbing... In my Spring into Summer 5% Challenge we started using our exercise minutes to travel to Machu Pichu today (Saturday). I heard that was the challenge when it was post... Read more
Climbing the Pyramids of Giza Today
Tuesday, June 11, 2013      6 comments

My fellow SparkDoggies and I finished our trip to Cairo, Egypt this morning on our Spring Into Summer 5% Challenge. In honor of that accomplishment I thought I'd climb the Pyramids. The Giza Necropolis stands on the Giza Plateau, on the out... Read more
Finished Climbing Mount Rainier Tonight
Tuesday, June 04, 2013      8 comments

I finished climbing Mount Rainier tonight after Dina's and my workout with our trainer. I just needed about 350 steps to finish climbing 19,210 stairs to the top of Mount Rainier. My friend Shelley joined me climbing stairs this morning.... Read more
Stairs, stairs and more stairs
Saturday, June 01, 2013      7 comments

I woke up this morning with 10,172 stairs left to climb to reach the top of Mount Rainier. So, what did I do? I climbed stairs of course. And set another PR in two climbing sessions today - 5,568, which beats my previous personal best of 3,... Read more
Still climbing...
Thursday, May 30, 2013      4 comments

Since accomplishing my goal of climbing Mt. Everest on Monday, I have continued to climb stairs. My minimum goal remains 1655 stairs - to the top of the Eiffel Tower. 5/27 - 2,710 (353 to new goal) 5/28 - 2,325 5/29 - 1,975 To... Read more
38,705 Stairs up Mt. Everest - Goal met!
Monday, May 27, 2013      7 comments

emoticon I finished my Mt. Everest Stair Climbing Challenge today! ... Read more

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