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Just the first training walk, it’s never “just” a walk

As I started out on my first training walk of the year with the Twin Cities 3-Day just over a month away, I was immediately met by something so familiar, tears. I had not even gone a half mile of … Continue reading

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John’s Journey of Love

http://host-39.242.54.159.gannett.com/news/watercooler/article/303596/176/MN-Man-Honors-Wife-By-Walking-Every-Komen-Walk A story done by Rena Sarigianopoulos of Kare11, the Twin Cites NBC affiliate.

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The big finish, San Diego, saving the best for last!

  It has taken me a long time to come to grips with the fact that my journey is over, well at least for this year. I have wanted to write this post for a while but knew once it … Continue reading

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Arizona – Stopping to smell the desert flowers!

It was most definitely time to slow down and take my time. I had the past two walks been running with the rabbits to get done sooner for a myriad of reasons, but the only thing with going fast is … Continue reading

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Dallas, a good Texas kick in the ass!

The big “D” reached right up and gave me a good Texas kick in the ass! What a surprise this wonderful city delivered. After living here for 4 years to close out the 80’s, and then making regular business visits … Continue reading

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Tampa 3-Day, THE best weather, and once again, amazing people!

I can most certainly kickoff this post of with the fact that weather wise, it does not get any better than Tampa this last weekend. Each day was picture perfect, 80 degrees, no humidity, plenty of sun, just plain awesome! … Continue reading

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The Atlanta 3-Day Simple, Family, Friends, and Angels ❤️

I am finally able to catch my breath as I sit on my flight to Tampa for the next 60 mile adventure. Atlanta proved to be more than just a walk, more than just the streets, neighborhoods, and hills we … Continue reading

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