Hakuna matata, the Kilimanjaro way

Ordinarily, I’m not one for bragging since I think it errors on the side of pathetic. But I must be in the lower percentile of people who have managed what I did yesterday, so brag I will: I was carried (technically, pushed and bounced) down…

When in Tanzania…

I will be a happy person two weeks from today — I will have come off climbing a gigantic mountain with no less than all my limbs still attached, 10 toes and fingers, and nothing bitten by frost. Colin will be arriving in Tanzania, I’ll…

There is a mountain high enough

If you were going to *start* hiking mountains, which mountain would you choose for your first adventure? A. Mt. Eden (Auckland, New Zealand)- 643 feet B. Mt. Rainier (Seattle, Washington, USA) – 14,411 feet C. Mt. Kilimanjaro (Arusha, Tanzania) — 19,341 feet The correct answer…

The shoe horoscope

Ladee da da… it’s day 7 of January blog a day… and that means… shoes. I always wanted to be a horoscope writer… today’s that day. KEY: Your shoe sign is the shoe type you most frequently wear (not the necessarily the type you most frequently…

Day 1: New…. year, new resolution

Day 1 of January blog a day — New: New year, new resolution. If my life were some sort of book, last year would’ve been a notable chapter, I think. Words and phrases like ‘beautiful’ and ‘incredible’ and ‘so damn tough’ would fill those pages….

The anti-boring January project

January has a terrible personality — bipolar really. In the beginning January is actually quite ecstatic… a little over the top even. She makes all these lofty goals and sets ridiculously high expectations of herself with a can-do attitude that makes you believe she really…

Can Kris Jenner make you more adventurous…?

Update: Katherine Bach’s automated emails are persistent. I’ve received three more since this first one urging me to try out some Zestra. Still not giving in…. *     * I received the following email today…. It got me thinking a lot about how some people have…