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Adventure Highlight ‘Real’
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Adventure Highlight ‘Real’
If I have learned anything in the last few years, it is this – ‘one day‘ rarely comes, so do it now. For the first time in my life, I pushed pause and went traveling for more than a week or two. For all 31 days of December, we explored southern Spain, Portugal, the English [R...
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Unfortunately #MeToo
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The life of being a woman … complex. And I don’t say this tongue in cheek – it is hard to be a woman. If I read the social cues of my world correctly, I am supposed to be size 4, fit beyond belief, have three or four sets of letters after my name, be […]
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Life Is Like Riding A Bicycle …
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Life Is Like Riding A Bicycle …
… to keep your balance, you must keep moving. Einstein was wise in his admonition to keep moving in an effort to avoid complete disaster. This is great advice, even if you are a klutz like me. Seriously, I don’t know another woman who is as prone to fall over, trip or run into something [&#...
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Life Is Like Riding A Bicycle …
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… to keep your balance, you must keep moving. Einstein was wise in his admonition to keep moving in an effort to avoid complete disaster. This is great advice, even if you are a klutz like me. Seriously, I don’t know another woman who is as prone to fall over, trip or run into something [&#...
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Be Yourself? Umm… Maybe Try Again …
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Be Yourself? Umm… Maybe Try Again …
Some of the worst advice out there is, “Be yourself.” Want to know a secret? Sometimes ‘yourself” really sucks. Much better advice is to, “Be the ‘yourself’ you will be ridiculously proud of 30 years from now.” Unfortunately that slogan doesn’...
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Be Yourself? Umm… Maybe Try Again …
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Some of the worst advice out there is, “Be yourself.” Want to know a secret? Sometimes ‘yourself” really sucks. Much better advice is to, “Be the ‘yourself’ you will be ridiculously proud of 30 years from now.” Unfortunately that slogan doesn’...
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The Art of Becoming {Sinister 7 Musings}
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10 kilometers into my leg of Sinister 7, I wondered how in the world I could be THAT sweaty.  Sure, it was a sweltering day in Crowsnest Pass, but how can a woman sweat so much that it drips down her legs and literally pours off of her like a mini Niagara Falls? She can’t. Or at […]
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The Art of Becoming {Sinister 7 Musings}
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10 kilometers into my leg of Sinister 7, I wondered how in the world I could be THAT sweaty.  Sure, it was a sweltering day in Crowsnest Pass, but how can a woman sweat so much that it drips down her legs and literally pours off of her like a mini Niagara Falls? She can’t. Or at […]
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The Price of Fear
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The Price of Fear
As soon as spring comes I am one of those ridiculous people who has their road bike out in the slush riding alongside the runners in shorts just because it is finally ‘hot‘. Or the woman on the mountain bike who is poised at the top of a trail in the valley which is currently […]
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The Price of Fear
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As soon as spring comes I am one of those ridiculous people who has their road bike out in the slush riding alongside the runners in shorts just because it is finally ‘hot‘. Or the woman on the mountain bike who is poised at the top of a trail in the valley which is currently […]
Published at Donloree