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So far Carrie has created 4 blog entries.

Mountain Corgi

2019-04-05T06:24:07+00:00April 5th, 2019|

Recognize the size of the mountain you’re climbing; screw what everyone else thinks. Orion became a member of the trail running community when he was a puppy. Just a few weeks after we brought him home, Paul put on his first Off Road Pursuits event. On race day, we weren’t ready to leave a six-month-old [...]

Ironman Lessons for Life

2019-04-03T07:18:43+00:00April 3rd, 2019|

When you commit to training for a long distance event, like an Ironman, you find a way to keep going. When you’re tired, you keep going. When you’re bored, you keep going. When you don’t want to keep going, you keep going. Training even when you don’t want to creates more than a consistent workout [...]

It Starts With One Step

2019-03-29T06:30:42+00:00March 23rd, 2019|

It starts with one step. Then, more steps. More movement, more change. More change, more effort. More effort, more focus. More focus, more distraction. More distraction, more questions. More questions, then doubt. You stop. Quit? No, stay. Stay quiet. And breathe. Now. This is your chance. You prepare. You are ready. Ready to take a [...]

Creativity Code

2019-03-23T14:08:47+00:00March 7th, 2019|

Growing up, I did well with academic goals. First, graduate high school. Then, get into college. Pick a major. Get good grades. Get into grad school. Get good grades. Graduate. I saw the end goal, and I worked hard to get it. I liked this process; it was simple and straightforward. Similarly, I found I [...]