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Whitewater dreams

Despite being completely trashed and stained with toxic smoke from the fire, I haven’t been able to give up my kayaks. I bond with equipment that’s seen me through near death experiences. Especially on such a regular basis. I paddled … Continue reading

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The right words

And here I sit, staring at the screen just like you are, with a thousand thoughts whirling around. If only I could put the letters in the right order and combine the right words, I would speak directly to your … Continue reading

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River fever

When I first started paddling in college, there simply weren’t any other women in my area doing it -or hangliding or rock climbing either. I moved here because it’s a whitewater kayaking mecca – and I finally realized part of … Continue reading

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Slow like limping turtle

The holiday cookies are sticking with me, dammit. Yesterday I biked almost 10 miles at the gym (does that still count if it’s indoors?), and I’m wildly driven to move, exercise, and shake off the plump. I can’t stand it, … Continue reading

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Cellular standard time

That’s what our time should be called. It’s unbelievable how many people have cell phones, it’s the new reality for millions. Funny how that technology has spread like wildfire. ¬†And it’s the new time standard- what the phone tells you. … Continue reading

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Alternative addictions

I’m still friends with my first boyfriend’s parents, even though it’s been 20 years now. His mom just sent me a text asking to see me over the winter holiday. Yay! That’s the closest thing to family that I’ll be … Continue reading

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