Monthly Archives: June 2010

Body Magnificent

I sing the body electric/The bodies of men and women engirth me, and I engirth them,/They will not let me off nor I them till I go with them and respond to them and love them… The expression of the … Continue reading

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Chalk Hill, Schmalk Hill

I live in an area of Sonoma County where you can’t go many places by car, foot or bicycle without encountering a hill. Maybe that is why I don’t loathe hills like so many people do. In my life, they … Continue reading

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First Open Water

I grew up in Minnesota – the Land of 10,000 Lakes. So, one would assume that I am VERY comfortable in lakes and rivers. While I did grow up swimming in the lake in my hometown, I would not say … Continue reading

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The White Rabbit

Sometimes during my training I have felt like Alice in Wonderland – I have fallen down a hole and am in a world that is new and different to me. I am in a world surrounded by these amazing female … Continue reading

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Pushing Beyond

One of the great things about training with Jill B. Nimble is the vast amount of support I receive. This support comes not only from my coach, who tells me what to do, and on what day to do it, … Continue reading

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No. I am not crying.

When starting a new sport, you have to purchase lots of stuff. Of course, when I took up cycling I got a new bike. With that bike I got new pedals to go with my new shoes. I couldn’t forget … Continue reading

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In the Beginning

In April I began training for my first triathlon with Jill B. Nimble. I am doing this because I continue to “tri” to reclaim the athlete I once was. I am trying to really believe it when people call me … Continue reading

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