Posted in June 2011

Ranger Jenny Update 1

I over-exerted myself a little at dailey method and pilates class and my quads were in pain for saturday and sunday.  Soooo, it goes without saying that I have not been sticking with my workout schedule.  I did go for a short run on Sunday but haven’t done much since.  Stay tuned for a modified … Continue reading

You can’t always get what you want

The Mavs won, which by default means that the Heat lost. I found myself strangely cheering for the Heat, and for LeBron James for a strange reason. I know that he has been portrayed as a villain for what he did to Cleveland, and yes maybe all that shit talking about winning seven titles was … Continue reading

Just call me Ranger Jenny

(see previous post about my year-long challenge) Challenge 1: Backcountry Ranger Job Description as given by Backpacker magazine: Simply put, get paid to be a backpacker.  OK, that’s too simple.  Rangers do explore sprawling wilderness areas on boot, but i’s not all peakbagging and meadow naps.  On patrol, you’ll check on visitors’ safety and lawfulness, … Continue reading

The Bad-ass Challenge

About a month or so ago, I was reading through the May issue of Backpacker magazine.  There was an article about one of the writers and his quest to qualify and be accepted as a mountain guide (something that’s very hard to do).  In that article, there were these side-boxes that discussed the most physically … Continue reading

‎This is a giant block of whatever is most difficult for you to carry & trust me on this, you’ll carry it more times than you can count until you decide that’s exactly what you want to do most & then it won’t weigh a thing anymore. Storypeople (Brian Andreas)