Tag: fitness

Sports-Specific Training: Backpacking

I’m officially “in-training” today. I’m taking a guided backpacking trip on the Appalachian Trail May 13-15 in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. This is what I’ve been waiting for since I first decided to take the backpacking class at LSU in the fall.… Continue Reading “Sports-Specific Training: Backpacking”

The Power of Priorities

I’ve been thinking about priorities a lot lately. When things are going along smoothly, and life is good, priorities don’t take center stage. Everything just seems to fall into place in a normal way. But when things get tight …. or tense … or… Continue Reading “The Power of Priorities”

Happy Mother’s Day, Mama … This One’s For You!

Mama is in Red River NM. My parents spend their summers as campground hosts at River Ranch. Every summer is different for them, but, for the most part, they love it. I went out to visit the first year they were there, and I… Continue Reading “Happy Mother’s Day, Mama … This One’s For You!”

Living: Be Adventurous

Life is short. Be present. Be adventurous. This is my own motto. I used to be pretty rigid about being safe. I had good reason to be. I suffered from anxiety. I still do. But, I’ve learned that one way to combat anxiety is… Continue Reading “Living: Be Adventurous”

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