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My 50th Year

My 50th Year

Fifty was a great year, even with the craziness of government control and mass psychosis. We went on several road trips! We often fly when we vacation, but with the mandates, we really wanted nothing to do with it. Instead, we went to Ohio and visited Cedar Point (a bucket list item for my hubby) where the kids and hubby rode a bunch of roller coasters (my vertigo had just finally resolved completely and I wasn’t taking the chance of…

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{Outdoor Life} warm Feb day

{Outdoor Life} warm Feb day

CO does have beautiful weather. We can have a really cold week of single digit temps, then a week of 50-60 degree weather. Yesterday, we had such a sunny warm day, we took a 4.8 mile walk into the state park. Tonight and tomorrow we have snow. We have yet to sled on our sledding hill nearby, so maybe we will get that chance.

{Outdoor Life} 2020 Bucket List Items Complete

{Outdoor Life} 2020 Bucket List Items Complete

January 2020: Dopey Challenge 4 races, 4 days, 48.6 miles We had planned this one for about a year and a half. I never actually thought I would do this; I had run the 2018 25th Disney World Marathon and it was my first 26.2. After finishing that race, the idea of running a marathon, after a half marathon, after a 10K, and after a 5K was daunting, but I decided it was “now or never.” It was hard work…

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{Outdoor Life} Mountain Hike

{Outdoor Life} Mountain Hike

While my husband and daughter were snowboarding (a 16th birthday gift we were finally able to fulfill since the shutdowns by the government), my three youngest and I decided to take a nice hike in the snow. We found a small trail near our condo — not the one I had originally planned to hike, one I had run a couple years ago in training for a half marathon — but it was serendipity that we turned the wrong way….

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