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Hi! How is your week going? I’m hanging in there, slowly chipping away at my holiday to-do list and looking forward to getting a big chunk of it checked off this weekend! It will be a busy one with our niece sleeping over Friday, and then work, a birthday party and Joe’s company Christmas party […]

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WOW. It’s done. I did it.  Phoenix Summit Challenge 2013: You are conquered!! Honestly, I feel like yesterday happened days ago because it took so much out of me.  What an adrenalin rush! Let’s start with some numbers, shall we? Start time: 5:20 a.m. Total time: 11 hours, 18 minutes (with drive time) Total summits […]

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Hey there! We are less than one week away from the Phoenix Summit Challenge 2013, and I’m getting a little nervous.  My hiking partner had to bow out at the last minute, so it is just me.  On my own.  Well, sort of.  I’ll have all the other hikers there to keep me on pace, […]

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HOORAY for October! It’s one of my favorite months.  Between all of the birthdays this month, our annual Pumpkin Party, and the fact that it’s finally Autumn, I’m seriously giddy! The temperatures in Phoenix really start cooling down now, and there is a chill in the air at night that is quickly making the heat […]

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A couple of weeks ago, my hiking partner and I finally embarked on our first South Mountain hike. I think I worked myself up a little too much over this mountain range. I kept hearing how hard South Mountain is, but when compared to the most challenging mountain for us (Piestewa Peak), South Mountain isn’t […]

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Over the weekend, my hiking buddy and I registered for the Phoenix Summit Challenge we’ve been training for! The Seven Summit Challenge sold out in half an hour this year, so I was pretty stoked that we got in. But then I got really nervous. Like, bubble guts and everything. We are actually IN this […]

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I had such a great Sunday morning! I really hope you did too.  I spent the first part of my day hiking, laughing hysterically and witnessing a gorgeous sunrise with one of my best friends.  There are few things that get better than this.  Here are some photos from our latest training day hiking “Dixie […]

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