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Checking In – Felling Trees

Last week, my neighbor came by to help us out. A couple trees had fallen near the edge of our property. They were not the problem, they were down. There was a third tree which had cracked and fallen – … Continue reading

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Week 2: Ski Season!

Week 2 of the new year was pretty all right. Big news of my fitness week: ski season! Tuesday was the first day of Windham Mountain’s 50+ Program. I took part in the program last year for the first time. … Continue reading

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Bombogenesis!

All right, here we are, one week into 2018. Happy New Year! As I said in my last post, I’m going to post weekly for a while to hold myself accountable on fitness. My goal to start the year was … Continue reading

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Resolute

I am not a fan of New Year’s resolutions. I do like resolutions, just not because of numbers on a calendar. But at this year’s passing, I find myself with a resolution which coincides with the turn of the calendar. … Continue reading

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Better Than Black Friday

Hope you had a good Thanksgiving! Prompted by some of the National Parks and outdoor clothing companies with their #OptOutside on Twitter, I’m making today #BetterThanBlackFriday. I generally hate shopping, so can’t think of much worse than doing it on … Continue reading

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Texas 4000 – Halfway There, And So Much More

Update on my fabulous niece Marlene – she and the other Sierra Route riders are just over halfway to Anchorage! (they’re riding 4000+ miles from Austin to Anchorage, raising $$ for cancer research and programs, see my last post.) I … Continue reading

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The End of Ski Season

Ski season is definitely done. This is my view from my computer today. Rain, fog, thunder, no snow left. I know everyone else seems ready for spring, but I could use a few more days of skiing. This was a … Continue reading

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A Good Day

I’m on vacation, and blissfully mostly offline (hence no Life-Cise Daily Tips coming in email inboxes). I’m reading and writing, swimming, running, and biking every day, plus making pies and watching sunsets. Every day is a good day. But last … Continue reading

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Relief?

It’s amazing how 80 degrees can feel almost chilly. Honestly, I don’t know how southerners do it. We’ve finally had a bit of a break in the “heat dome.” But it’s still wicked humid. I don’t do well in heat, … Continue reading

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Enjoy….true confessions

Today’s Life-Cise Daily Tip is “Enjoy yourself!” It’s a phrase I’ve been thinking about a lot lately. And it’s an idea I’ve been experimenting with in my own workouts. You know me – I’m a pretty driven, intense exerciser most of … Continue reading

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