Milestone birthdays mean different things to different people. When I began thinking about how I saw myself spending my 50th, I envisioned doing something big, something bold, something totally bad-ass. I dreamed of doing something that others would hear about and marvel, whoa… a 50-year-old is doing THAT?!?
The one where I make you jealous with pictures from my awesome vacation.
An ode to a tree.
Learning to appreciate what you’ve got. Living in the here and now.
Nature porn. Also some lovely quotes.
Random act of kindness along the Mast Trail in Rouge Park.
I could have unleashed my fury on the call center workers of Cox Cable. Instead I chose to diffuse in the mountains.
The one where I take blog life into real life: Hiking with Joanne.
Art by the lake.
Life is all about choices. We face countless decisions every day. Some of them are trivial. At a wedding reception: will it be chicken or fish; red or white? At the gym: will you take a group class or do your own thing? Others may have a bit more consequence. In a rush hour traffic jam: do you stay…
Last week I promised a video blog post. I suspected that I wouldn’t be able to capture the essence of the hike, neither the physical challenge, nor the mental one, through written word alone. Like childbirth, our brains banish out the worst bits. We forget. It’s the only reason we willingly choose to do it again, right? If we fully…