Todd TJ Mt Ranier

building a life

I couldn’t be more delighted to be hosting a special guest today. I met Todd Locker during my one-week stay at BLR, when he was kicking off his first of four weeks there. (Lucky!) After I got back home, I connected with him on Facebook and have been awed ever since by the challenges he has taken on.…

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wordless wednesday / 17-09-14

Nature has been for me, for as long as I remember, a source of solace, inspiration, adventure, and delight; a home, a teacher, a companion.  ~Lorraine Anderson Humankind’s greatest priority is to reintegrate with the natural world.  ~Jonathon Porritt If we are to use our tools in the service of fitting in on Earth, our…

weekly workout recap: aug 31 – sep 6

This was a straight forward workout week. No migraines, no drama. Just more of the never-ending home renovation project, and an inexplicably fast-moving clock.   Sun Aug 31: Strength: Fitness Blender’s Barre Workout followed by Fitness Blender’s Bodyweight Upper Body Workout Yoga: Namaste Yoga Benefits of Yoga Series #192: Relaxation and Stress Relief. House-hunting, beach strolling and hostess gift shopping. Another Sunday, another…

weekly workout recap: aug 24 – 30

What a week! Beavers, Bathtubs, Bald Yogis and Buckets of Ice. Sun Aug 24: Over the past few weeks I’ve been keeping an eye on a beaver who has taken up residence in the marsh area along my lakefront walk/jog path. This little bastard has been the bane of my existence. What could be more Canadian than a beaver?…

weekly workout recap: aug 17 – 23

Let’s start with the good news: The folks at FitBit asked me to supply a copy of my purchase receipt, which I did late on Friday. Monday at mid-day they notified me that a replacement device was being shipped to me. Said device arrived at my front door less than 24 hours later. Now THAT, mes amis, is…

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comparison is the thief of joy

I know, I know… but how can you get smacked in the face with so much booty-liciousness and NOT compare it to your woefully inadequate butt??? JLo tweeted this photo out last week and I’ve been crying ever since, promoting her upcoming album release, Booty. But she did more than just share a picture of her…