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Successful loop!

Winter camping doesn’t need to be ambitious to be adventurous. Our trips are all 3 to 4 nights and are never very far from civilization. Yet we’ve had seven memorable years of winter shenanigans. In all these previous years we … Continue reading

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Identities – Part Two

I am half Chinese and half Danish/Scandinavian.   Most of my life I have considered myself to be just 100% Minnesotan.  It was easier to focus on the white part of my heritage and to be “colorblind” even to myself. … Continue reading

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Identities – Part One

In this last year there are two identities that I’ve learned to claim.   Biker, and Woman of Color. I don’t just bike.  I am a Biker.  It doesn’t matter what kind of bike, or how fast I am, or … Continue reading

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A different progress report.

Public accountability.  It can be a wonderful thing. Sometimes we hope and wish no one is watching us.  Other times, such as blogging, even if no one is watching we hope an imagine people are.   So I share my … Continue reading

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5 Reflections. No Resolutions.

I don’t do New Years resolutions.  Resolutions are just decisions that move you towards your goals.  But every decision affects my future.  And my goals are infinite; from the mundane and immediate to the eccentric and expansive. Heck, I put … Continue reading

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Daring Steps and Leaps

One step leads to the next.  Usually when we reach for a step we know where our foot will land.  I feel like I’m walking out into a thick fog – I can’t quite see where I’m going but it feels … Continue reading

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Denial felt better.

It’s been ten weeks since I shared my big boring goal.  Time for an update AKA voluntary public shaming.   Budgeting is to security as training is to racing.  Some people like the training even without the motivation of a … Continue reading

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Guilt and Fire Cider

“Say something clever.  Ok, doesn’t have to be clever, just has to be words.  Say some words.  Any words will do. Oh my god.  This is the longest anyone has not talked ever.  There is nothing you could say to make … Continue reading

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The Next Goal

What’s next after last years big race?  What would be a good challenge?  Seeking type two fun is what make me an athlete, it’s who I am. I’m contemplating a couple races.  Not another Iron Tri.  Not yet.  Maybe do … Continue reading

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Things not done

Yup.  2014 is over.  And these things still aren’t done. Sometime around 2011 I started talking about blogging and getting better at all social media.  It took until 2013 before I got the blog up.  Literally “learn Twitter & Pintrest” … Continue reading

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