Category Archives: Hiking

Breathing Deep

Today is the first day I’ve felt like me in a long, long time.  A little restless, a little anxious, sure – but more than that I feel well-rested and alive and as though the unlikely might be possible, after … Continue reading

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Writing and Running

Goodness – it has been three months since I posted anything at all!  So much for a blog encouraging me to write more.  Although, to be fair, I have been writing – several thousand words in the last few months, … Continue reading

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Sunny Interludes

It’s not all doom and gloom and anxiety attacks here in my world – although the previous post may lead you to think that.  There was a particularly bright spot over Memorial Day weekend (that’s roughly equivalent to the second … Continue reading

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Burns’ Night and Tu B’Shevat

… and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, too, of course. This past weekend my partner and I went to Windrock.  It is a place that, with life’s serendipity, I loved before I knew it.  It is one of the few … Continue reading

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The Head of the Charles (in which I write almost nothing about the Regatta)

Last weekend was the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston.  As a newcomer to the city I did not realize that this event was in the offing, and was therefore somewhat confused on Friday when I encountered much of … Continue reading

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