Body Weary but Soul Happy | Climb for Heroes

A friend online yesterday said I must be body weary but soul happy.  I couldn’t have said it better myself.  After 9 miles and 4000 feet of elevation gain/loss in 6 hours, I was certainly body weary.  But I had spent an amazing day among the pine and manzanita, above the clouds in the sunshine. … Continue reading Body Weary but Soul Happy | Climb for Heroes

A Body in Motion Stays in Motion

I. I am. I am training. I am training.  We hear these words often, generally from professional athletes or from that one friend that always seems to be doing something.  I am training. These people are training their bodies to withstand the rigors of action.  They are training their bodies to perform toward an expectation… Continue reading A Body in Motion Stays in Motion

A Pebble in My Shoe

I have friends who run for fitness.  Quite a few, actually.  I think they’re crazy.  But maybe I’m getting ahead of myself.  Let me begin at the beginning… I’ve always hated running for fitness.  Oh, I love to run.  I enjoy the wind in my face, gliding over bright green grass to chase down a… Continue reading A Pebble in My Shoe

Climb for Heroes

On Sunday, April 14th 2013 I will be participating in a climb of Mt. Baldy to raise money and awareness for The Heroes Project.  This non-profit organization raises funds to help wounded warriors climb the world's highest peaks, and find a renewed purpose in their lives.  The ability to overcome a mountain mentally, physically, and… Continue reading Climb for Heroes