Having all of my college Pi Beta Phi Sorority pledge sisters in Cannon Beach, OR from Utah and around the world to celebrate our 20th Reunion of pledging together in August of 1999 was life affirming. There’s just something about a dream coming to reality that you never knew you really had and watching it… Read More Quarter III 2019: August ~ Re – U – nion’s Times Two
April started with the sweetest Surprise from family friends The Seljestad’s. Travelling on Spring Break through Washington I got a call early on Tuesday (which I missed due to digital detox) and a voicemail from Dave that said, “We’re driving through the Gorge and headed your way! Hope you’re home!” From the Wasatch… Read More Quarter Two 2019: Enveloping Love, Surprises & New Directions!
“To be fully alive, fully human, and completely awake is to be continually thrown out of the nest.” -Pema Chödrön Walking into 2019 felt like a bridge from a chaotic, wonderfully delightful, yet gloriously stressful 2018. “What have we gotten ourselves into?” I asked G. Full well knowing we’d jumped off of a lot of… Read More Quarter One 2019: Living In FLOW
What. A. Year ! ! ! …And we didn’t even see it coming! In the Fall of 2017 Gretchen and I moved from Portland, OR out to the Oregon Coast Range country for a short stint. We happily survived months of no water, no facilities, limited electricity, and no fridge. Talk about fun! But we… Read More 2018 Year In Review
#STS Is about raising our heads, facing the day, with strength, with our shoulders back, ready, capable, willing and able. This motto has weaved its way throughout my life for the last 13 years. Inspired by an incident where I was doing everything opposite of these notions and words for years. I realized in this… Read More #StandTallandStrong
“You either walk inside your story and own it, or you stand outside your story and hustle for your worthiness.” -Brené Brown Last week I had the pleasure of being featured in the Cannon Beach Gazette: “Everyday People – Cannon Beach local brings a love of fitness back home”. It’s been a loooong… Read More From On the Sidelines to In the Game
“Don’t seek, don’t search, don’t ask, don’t knock, don’t demand—relax. If you relax, it comes. If you relax, it is there. If you relax, you start vibrating with it.” -Osho It started with this view: Followed by this sign: Listening, Listening, Listening… Kona had a bit of an illness with casualties of a kennel, a… Read More The Last Two Weeks…