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Another Walk

My daily sanity practice includes walking. Over the next month I will be ramping up my mileage speed to make a 20-mile distance. The last time I attempted this on my own to benefit someone, I was in such hot-iron, blister-footed pain by mile … Continue reading

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Country Crossers

To cross the country on foot has been a dream for a decade now. From where I sit at the moment, gaining shapeless form while working at a desk toward some goals, such a walk seems more fantasy than probable for me. I … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Earth

My 14-mile walk started out in a balmy 26 degrees with a weather phenomenon called “frozen fog” and ended 34 degrees.  So many ordinary forms of nature made extraordinary by frost. As I walked, I thought about this quote by … Continue reading

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Footsteps In Solidarity

On Sunday, November 29, 2015, instead of walking the Seattle Half Marathon as I had planned, I will take the route of much easier start-line logistics and no hotel cost, walking 14 miles local to me in solidarity with global events … Continue reading

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Reaching Nirvana

The metaphysical description: First I wanted to reach Nirvana ever since I learned of it.  Then I found it. I lost all sense of time.  I did not eat or drink, only moved forward. “Let me know if you find … Continue reading

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Walking to Being Okay

My go-to way of nurturing myself is to walk.  I was rewarded for my climb of steep hills yesterday by finding these great quotes posted by other walkers on a bulletin board in the woods.   Too good not to share. All truly great … Continue reading

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