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Thankful for a Wicked Awesome Turkey Trot

Image: Windham Turkey Trot 2016, Courtesy of the Windham Turkey Trot on Facebook Welcome to Live-It-Uary, a place to celebrate life while we live it. Live-It-Uary honors people who show kindness, people who create and inspire, people who do good deeds. Thank you for making the…

Yoga or Twerking in the Park, You Decide

Image: Bench at Bryant Park, New York City, 2017 (Photo by Tanya Feke) Welcome to Live-It-Uary, a place to celebrate life while we live it. Live-It-Uary honors people who show kindness, people who create and inspire, people who do good deeds. Thank you for making the…

Enriching the Lives of Children Through the YMCA

Image: The Henry W. Coe Amphitheater, Courtesy of YMCA Camp Ingersoll on Facebook Welcome to Live-It-Uary, a place to celebrate life while we live it. Live-It-Uary honors people who show kindness, people who create and inspire, people who do good deeds. Thank you for making the…

Running Down a Dream in Your 90s

Image: Harriette Thompson at the 2017 San Diego Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon (Paul Nestor/Competitor Group) Welcome to Live-It-Uary, a place to celebrate life while we live it. Live-It-Uary honors people who show kindness, people who create and inspire, people who do good…

Standing Tall and Proud

Image: © kevron2001 (Fotolia.com) Back to Basics I did not go to the doctor’s office much as a kid. I would like to think it was because I was healthy, but really, it was more to the point that my family did not have the money to spend…

Half a Million Steps for Lent

Image: Renee Zellweger as Bridget Jones in Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001), Miramax.com My March 2017 Resolution Stats (See my original resolutions , January, and February stats here) 150+ minutes (actually 280+ minutes) of exercise per week (v. good, above goal) 2 new recipes tried this month (v. good, at…

Go Pedal to the Metal

Image: Renee Zellweger as Bridget Jones in Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001), Miramax.com My January 2017 Resolution Stats (See my original resolutions here) 150+ minutes of exercise per week (v. good, above goal) 3 new recipes tried this month (v. good, above goal) Wrote 1,500+ words per week…

Don’t Make a Resolution, Start a Revolution

Image: Renee Zellweger as Bridget Jones in Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001), Miramax.com Join the Club If you are like hundreds of millions of people around the world, you made a resolution for 2017. Good for you! Good for me, too! I mean, look what it did for…

I Want to Be a Ninja

Image: Jessie Graff attends the NBC’s American Ninja Warrior Season 7 finale preview screening (Photo from ESPN.com) An American Ninja Who wouldn’t want to be a ninja? Minus that whole assassination part, of course. Stealth, powerful, and confident. They never let anything slip by them…

A Walk (or Run) on the Windham Rail Trail

Images: Windham Rain Trail, Windham, New Hampshire (Photos by Tanya Feke) Walk the Line I have the good fortune of living near the Windham Rail Trail in New Hampshire. As part of the Granite State Rail Trail, this four-mile trail merges with the nearby Derry Rail Trail for a…