July 2009

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Grand Teton Or Bust!

From Aug. 1-4, I’ll find myself on a guided expedition to summit the Grand Teton. I can’t believe it, and I can’t wait!
The Grand Teton is a 13,770-foot-tall, rugged, beautiful peak in western Wyoming that I’ve looked at in awe many times. It is the tallest mountain in Grand Teton National Park, and the second [...]

4-mth Fitness Update: “18 lbs, “9.3% body fat

4-mth Fitness Update: “18 lbs, “9.3% body fat

This is POST 6 of my “fitness journey” blogging. For backstory, see Post 1,
Post 2, Post 3, Post 4 and Post 5.]
I woke up a little nervous this morning. You see, today marked my weigh-in, body-fat check and fitness testing at Elemental Gym. I’ve been working with personal trainer Steve Bechtel for 4 months now [...]

Jackass Pass & Cirque of the Towers

Jackass Pass & Cirque of the Towers

Yesterday it became vividly clear to me, once again, why I love living in Lander, Wyoming.
I was on an epic day hike that’s in my back yard in Wyoming. Along with a dear friend, Kathy Browning (also of Lander), I hiked the Big Sandy Lake trail over Jackass Pass to Lonesome Lake and the Cirque [...]

Fitness Spotlight: Lori Barney

(This was published in December 2009)
In this post, I want to talk about LORI BARNEY, one of my friends here in Lander, WY. Lori recently turned 50. You wouldn’t know it by her looks or her energy level. In fact, I always tease her that I hope I look like she does when I’m [...]

Commitment, the Dreaded Thing

Commitment, the Dreaded Thing

“There’s a difference between interest and commitment. When you’re interested in doing something, you do it only when circumstance permit. When you’re committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results.