The Definition of Courage

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My pastor has asked me to talk at church in a few weeks and I’m finding it hard to write for here until I finish that. So, I thought I would post something that I wrote for a women’s group a few months after I completed the Washington section of the Pacific Crest Trail.  I […]

Trail Snack Round Up

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It turns out that blogging about food takes more thought than I thought it would.  I have at least 15 drafts now all pertaining to food but no idea how to present them in some sort of cohesive manner. Bare with me as I start putting things out and hopefully things will start to make sense.  Or […]



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  “Do not seek to change what has come before. Seek to create that which has not.” –David Airey Today marked 100 of work days left at my current position. I usually do a count down this time of year as I look toward my summer adventures but this year is bittersweet. Starting two years […]

Identity in a Jar

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I had a moment of realization this morning as I rushed around the house trying to get out the door in order to make it to work on time that I am no longer a “Busy Mom”.  That is to say, I can no longer blame any tardiness on my child. #plantains #coconutcream #maplesyrup #cinnamon […]

What’s In A Name?

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I know you are all dying to know about Snuffy.  Who’s Snuffy?  What’s a Snuffy?   A person is not likely to make it to their mid-forties without a least one nickname.  I don’t remember having one as a child (though my 5 younger siblings may have had one for me I don’t know about) […]