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Post Holiday Green Cleanup Tips

Post Holiday Green Cleanup Tips

The hubbub of Christmas and New Years Eve are a fading memory.  Throughout the week, I’ve been slowly getting the kitchen back to a state of cleanliness.  The last few years, I’ve changed my cleaning habits towards the greener side.  While I’m no tree hugger, I do love trees!  Seriously though, I think it’s in our best interest to limit one’s exposure to harsh chemicals and use products easier on the environment and the pocketbook. Glass Stove Top CleaningThis process uses a towel, soapy […]

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Happy Happy New Years Resolutions 2012

Happy Happy New Years Resolutions 2012

Resolutions for a new year should be about doing the things you want to do.  Accomplishing those things does not mean its always easy though, but in the end worth it.  This year, 2012, could be our last according to the Mayan calender which begs the question:  If not now then when?  I’m a big believer in making dreams come true and accomplishing whatever it is you want to do – no matter how silly, extreme, or stupid the resolution is.  Of course there are a million reasons to […]

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Mt Si Time Qualifier

Mt Si Time Qualifier

The group I am going to hike up to Mt. Rainer requires that you prove physical fitness by hiking up Mt. Si in 2 hours and 30 minutes with a backpack weighing 30 pounds. Vas is Das?! I asked because Mt. Si is 4 miles up and has a grade of about 25 degrees the entire way. Not only that, but there was slushy snow starting about a quarter of the way in. On the way out the door, Bill […]

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Nothing Works!

Nothing Works!

I mean the word, “nothing”. Yesterday, nothing was going to stop me as I hiked up ran 8 miles and hiked up Mt. Si. Today, I want to do nothing. There was a moment passing, I believe in the dark while I slept, when my body parked itself into the garage of muscle pains and my mind turned on a soundtrack of dark metal music when I woke. What has surprised me was how slow my body is taking to […]

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