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Don’t Stop! What’s that Sound?

This weekend, I heard someone say, “It was easier for me to stay the course, to keep going, then to stop what I was doing and then try to start over again.” When I heard this, I didn’t immediately apply it to any one thing, and I dismissed it as part of someone else’s conversation. I went about my monumental “list” of things to do this weekend which consisted of cleaning, hanging shelves, laundry, buying picture frames, and getting my […]

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Snow on the New Trail @ Mt. Si

When Bill and I looked at the window on Sunday morning, we saw that it was raining. Redmond sits quietly at an elevation where it wasn’t quite cold enough to be snow, and yet it wasn’t warm enough to be just plain rain. Luckily, Bill purchases a new pair of OR ski pants for me that could double as a pair of rain paints, and so I wore those, over my black, long underwear. I had on a long sleeve […]

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GCC Navigation, Pruskik, and Rapelling pt 2

GCC Navigation, Pruskik, and Rapelling pt 2

After the Navigation class, Bill and I stopped at a Starbucks to get some coffee and warm up. Turns out the Starbucks was a walk up and a drive through only, and it was the first time I’ve ever seen a Starbucks like that! Luckily, there was a Taco Time just behind it. Omg, I hadn’t had Taco Time since I was in high school and I used to get the TatorTot Nachos, or whatever they were called. I ordered […]

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GCC Navigation, Pruskik, and Rapelling pt 1

GCC Navigation, Pruskik, and Rapelling pt 1

Saturday started off as a typical dismal Seattle day, with rain. Since the weather’s been cold, the rain was a mix of snow and rain. We woke up, and changed into jeans, a warm sweater, and hiking boots. For our first class, we met @ Lincoln Park where the Fauntleroy/Vashon ferry transfers people to and from Vashon island. (photo courtesy of http://blog.wired.com/geekdad/2008/05/13/index.html) I was in a very sour mood because of my busy schedule, I did not have a chance […]

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