Picture of a small lake with the text: Going on an Artist Date...or Artist Adventure

Going on an Artist Date…or Adventure

Have you heard about an Artist Date? The time that Julia Cameron talks about in her book, The Artist’s Way, which allows creatives to reconnect with their inner artist. I thought about it when I went camping recently and I wonder if it could be more. Let’s chat about it.

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Arenal Volcano

Hiking Arenal Volcano

Hiking a volcano was not on my bucket list, but it should be on yours! My entire goal for my last trip to Costa Rica was to see a sloth, which I did and wrote about earlier, but who can say no to, “Do you want to hike a volcano?” Well, I can’t. Clouds hung

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Kayaking on the water

My Inaugural Kayaking Trip

Paddle, paddle, paddle – wipe, wipe, wipe – was my mantra during my first kayaking trip. It was my cousin’s idea that we should start kayaking and I am always up for trying something new, especially if it involves the outdoors and exercise. An added bonus is that it is a water activity. Because of

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Stories of an Everyday Runner

Stories of an Everyday Runner: The Phone

My phone reminds me today is an easy run. A short, slow run of just under 2 miles. Good. I’m not feeling like a run today, but I want to be able to run a 10k in the fall, so I head out to complete my training run. My phone is kind of bossy. Tonight,

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The Attack of the Fly

The Attack of the Fly

No, this isn’t the title of a sci-fi short story. This post is based on actual events. Here you will find a completely accurate and detailed account of what happened on the morning of June 16. Read at your own risk. It began like any other morning. My alarm went off and I hit snooze.

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