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  1. Running. Again.

    by on 06-03-2011 at 10:11 AM
    Five years ago, I ran a marathon. No, wait. It was six years ago.

    Whatever. I still talk about that trip like my Grandma does the 1940s. (Like it was yesterday, and still a vital part of my life today.) I've done a few half-marathons since, and with mixed results. No race was as successful as my full, if you define success as a feeling, not a number.

    Training for the marathon changed my brain.

    I learned I really could set a big goal and meet it -- I learned
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  2. Curt Gowdy State Park

    by on 05-12-2011 at 02:56 PM
    Living in Cheyenne, I spend a good chunk of my summer at Curt Gowdy State Park. I run and hike the trails with and without my dog, Masz. I bike (and mostly crash) out there, though I haven't used the skills part to any great effect unless you count comedic effect. There's an archery range, which I haven't actually used yet, though I do own a bow. There's also some great fishing there, which I also plan to do ... as soon as I find that fly rod.

    Because we're blogging about it today,
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  3. Travel Trailer Tales

    by on 05-05-2011 at 07:35 AM
    Yesterday, I posted on Sierra Trading Post's fan page a question about travel trailers. My motivation? Totally selfish.

    The boyfriend and I are talking about buying a used Scamp, Casita or Burro. Something like that.

    It turns out, we're not the only ones interested in this mode of travel. My FB query brought in 18 comments and one fan even posted a picture of her Nascar-styled travel trailer.

    Why are we interested in those particular brands? Size and weight.
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