Travel2017-10-05T16:42:25-04:00

Travel (The Fun, The Adventures, The Mishaps)

Travel Sites & Places to Visit

Movement is what enables us to do all the things we enjoy in life.  Eating is movement.  Breathing is movement.  Talking is movement.  For me, one of my favorite ways to move it to travel the globe.  Here is a sampling of some of the travel sites that still make me smile when they cross my mind: Favorite Trips: [...]

Travel Workout: Moving in Small Spaces

Plank in Bryce Canyon Traveling is one of my favorite ways to spend time.  But with the adventure of seeing the world comes a lot of small, confining spaces that force you into a seated position for hours on end.  When you need to fly, drive, hop on a train, or find yourselves in a dirigible, how [...]

Plank Story: Electric Scooters

I prefer activities like Pilates, hiking, walking, and running—moves that keep both my feet on the ground.  Still, when we were recently in Indianapolis, I was intrigued by the electric scooters escorting people all over the city. Matt downloaded the scooter app, and we tried to get our first scooter.  It beeped and lit up like it was on, [...]

Failure is the mother of success

Plank at sunset on Kili While I can’t say I’m not bothered by failure, I can at least recognize that very often I get some of my best stories out of failures or at least times when things didn’t go as expected. Still, failing is hard.  It’s hard to accept.  It’s hard to admit.  It’s embarrassing.  When [...]

Plank Story: Hiking Mt Kilimanjaro

We are currently standing on Mt. Kili with the peak behind us. That's how big the mountain is. Hiking Mt Kilimanjaro was a spectacularly grand adventure and simultaneously self-inflicted torture.  On the first night I accidentally peed in my sleeping bag and broke my headlamp.  The sleeping bag and headlamp were both much needed tools on the [...]

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