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Category Archives: ponderings
New Beginnings, easier said than done. To leave what you know and love and begin a new chapter in this thing called life. Last week I was excited to be home after 5 weeks of skiing and today I’m packing … Continue reading
It’s been very cold here in Minnesota, lows at -20 and highs just at zero for several days. We’ve been told to stay inside and be warm. Schools are closed and some businesses including ski hills were also. While we … Continue reading
While on my walk I found myself pondering the difference between motivation and inspiration this week. After googling for definitions and other’s thoughts on it I came up with this: Inspiration is that which fills me with life, energy and … Continue reading
When asked about Nordic walking I can go on for days about all of the physical benefits of walking with poles. It’s good for your heart, bones, posture, weight management and even for your brain. But what really gets me … Continue reading
When asked about the difference between trekking and nordic walking poles I first have to ask “what you are planning on doing? ” Are you hiking on a trail? Will you be carrying a pack or a camera? Are you … Continue reading
We arrived in Big Sky Montana on Sunday evening, the beginning of my second annual “ski about” in the mountains. Thanks to Hoigaard’s I have the opportunity to live the dream of being a ski bum for the next 30 … Continue reading
There’s worry in the world that the constant streaming of information and communication does not allow our brains any downtime which ultimately could lead to our being less creative and imaginative. We stare at computer screens of all sizes processing … Continue reading
Dan and I are in Washington, our annual fall visit with our daughter Laura and her husband Mike. Our tradition is to come in a day early and enjoy a bit of sight seeing in the area. We’ve had lots … Continue reading
I’ve been walking with women. That’s not unusual as most of the people I walk with are women. Seems that women are not afraid to be seen walking with poles even when there is no snow. But seriously, I love … Continue reading