The Hat of Mindfulness (and safari photos) Oct 12, 2016

Believe it or not, one of the keys to getting me up and down Mount Kilimanjaro was a hat. Not just any hat, but THE HAT OF MINDFULNESS.

Before we left, I bought myself a wide-brimmed...

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I’m On Team Journey Sep 28, 2016

In which a destination person learns to appreciate the journey.

Before we left on our Kilimanjaro triumph, I wrote about how the journey is the destination. Truth be told, I believed that...

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We made it! Sep 21, 2016

We made it. We made it! We made it.

On September 10 (my husband’s birthday), we realized our goal of summiting Mount Kilimanjaro. At 19,341 feet, it’s Africa’s...

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The only way out . . . Aug 17, 2016

It’s been an incredible amount of hard work to train for our Kilimanjaro trip. And hard work demands a mantra.

Sometimes I find myself slogging through a strength workout, wondering if...

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lovingkindness Aug 08, 2016

It’s an angry time. Is there anything more divisive than an election season, especially this one? I often feel like my beliefs are pitted against other peoples’ and social media simply...

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Journey vs. Destination Jul 20, 2016

Are you a journey person or a destination person? Do you enjoy the work it takes to get you to a goal, or is the end result the most important thing?

I’m a little of both. More...

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