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5 Handstand Lessons

Three years can seem like a long time to be on this weird Alice in Wonderland journey into the world of handstands.  But really my acrobatic training age is barely out of it’s infancy.  It stands in contrast to my … Continue reading

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Waiting for Tri Hunger

I will be celebrating my 20th year of triathlons at Heart Of the Lakes on July 16th. It’s a good time to remember how much I love swimming and running and biking. The world of triathlon has done so much … Continue reading

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What A Ride

Holy moley.  What a ride it’s been. Eleven years ago I hated biking.  I wanted to like it so much.  I wouldn’t have admitted it back then, but I HATED it.  Was terrified of it.  Just getting on a bike made … Continue reading

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Team Velocikitty Snuggles

Team Velocikitty Snuggles –  we’re fierce like Velociraptors but we play like kittens.  Snuggly yet deceptively sharp and dangerous. I’ve missed several weeks of blogging but that’s been because I’ve been accumulating stories to tell you.  Will and I went on our … 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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A season of dinosaurs.

I always felt a bit like a lonely misfit in triathlon culture.  I figured it was my outdated equipment, solo training, or playfulness in a disciplined sport.  Little did I know the true cause.  I was part dinosaur and just hadn’t … Continue reading

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I’ve named my fear.

I have a stupid fear.  It feels a little shameful. This really shouldn’t be a problem for me.  See, I  do triathlons that require me to train and race swimming in lakes.  I teach a class on swimming in lakes … Continue reading

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