April 2010

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Hawaii’s Big Island Delivers Big

Hawaii’s Big Island Delivers Big

In early April we spent our spring break on the Big Island of Hawaii. It was our second time there. It is one of our favorite places in the world.
We had a magnificent time. We had seven days there, including the first three days in the Kona area, and the last four days in the [...]

Parasailing Far Above the Ocean for 14 Minutes off Hawaii’s Big Island

Parasailing Far Above the Ocean for 14 Minutes off Hawaii’s Big Island

We just returned from a week of blissful rest and relaxation on the Big Island of Hawaii. What a magnificent place!
While there, one of the exciting adventures we embarked upon was a parasail over the ocean. It was amazing.
I talked our two oldest sons, Wolf and Hayden, ages 9 and 8, to join me on [...]

Athlete, Gym Owner, Trainer and Mother, Ellen Bechtel, Shares How She Balances it All

Ellen Bechtel, along with her husband, Steve Bechtel, own and operate Elemental Training Center, in my hometown of Lander, WY. You may recall from my fitness journey blogs, that Steve is my coach, and I work out at Elemental.
Recently, Ellen and I took a hike in our Wind River Range foothills above town to [...]

Swimming with Dolphins off Hawaii’s Kona Coast is a Magical Experience

Swimming with Dolphins off Hawaii’s Kona Coast is a Magical Experience

We just returned from one week of vacationing on the Big Island of Hawaii. It was our second time to the area. The Big Island is definitely on our short list of favorite places in the world.
One of the highlights of our trip was a “Swim with Dolphins” snorkeling trip, provided by Sunlight on Water. [...]

One Year Ago, I Was Lazy and Chubby

One Year Ago, I Was Lazy and Chubby

This is POST 24 of my “fitness journey.” For backstory, see Post 1,
Post 2, Post 3, Post 4, Post 5, Post 6, Post 7,Post 8, Post 9, Post 10, Post 11, Post 12Post 13,Post 14, Post 15, Post 16, and Post 17,Post 18, Post 19,Post 20,Post 21, Post 22 and Post 23.
It’s been just [...]