Welcome 2018…I’ve Been Waiting for You.

I blinked and fall flew right by into winter. Family. Hiking. Ebbs. Flows. Birthdays. Holidays. More Ebbs. More Flows. Remembering to breathe it all in and love it all out. Because it's all gonna be alright. You know, braving the wilderness. "Braving the Wilderness" are the words Brené Brown gave to brilliantly describe this exact …

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Drowning in Silence, Emerging in Peace

“Speak only when it improves upon the silence.” -Gandhi   Silence. It was deafening to my soul most of my life. Truly deafening.  I did all that I could to fill the void with noise…constantly initiating conversations, funny jokes, pointless rambling, playing music. Anything.  Anything to drown out the silence. Silence was something I could …

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Flower City Challenge: Down By the River

I did it!!! I completed my first ever duathlon! Run Bike Run! And it was BY FAR the most challenging race to date. I'm learning the hard way that April in Rochester is not exactly the best weather for racing. I ran the Flower City Half Marathon last year at this time....and that was a killer race …

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