Category Archives: Health

Life with Ulcerative Colitis — you can still climb that mountain!

Backpacking for long stretches gives you the opportunity to think about a lot of things…even with a 35-pound kid on your back talking and singing in your ear.   On a recent backpacking trip, thoughts of my colon kept entering … Continue reading


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My Yoga Practice - A Lesson in Humor

I have been practicing yoga for over ten years.  Okay, let me rephrase that…I have been practicing yoga irregularly for over ten years.  I go through phases of taking yoga classes from an instructor, practicing yoga at home, practicing with … Continue reading

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The Get Outside Challenge

I am hiking today in the National Forest near my house.  The bike trails that wind through this section of sandhills have long been a favorite place of mine to exercise, think, write, and just enjoy the sound of the … Continue reading


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