Every December I reflect on the year in the way that makes the most sense to me: to write. This is officially the longest running tradition I have. I started posting them online in 2002, and I have the journals with lists from 2001 and 2000. In preparation to write my reflections on this past year, I re-read my post from 2013. I was incredibly eloquent. Unfortunately I don't feel that way right now. I'm not sure what I am going to say about this past year, because I think I'm still working through it all. So if you don't mind, I'll just start to spill and see what kind of picture it paints...
Every so often something pops up in my life, and when it reaches critical mass I feel compelled to write about it. This is one of those things. Thanks to Upworthy, I've been seeing a lot more social justice-related things in my FB feed, in particular, videos and articles about women.
As a climber and general lover of all things outdoors, and as an adventure therapist, I'm interested in both women's experience in the outdoors and in women in outdoor leadership positions. The videos in this article reminded me that as a society we still have a long way to go...
Columbia responded to our (very loud) requests for a multi-season gathering with the creation of the Columbia OmniTen OmniGames! The games will take place in Park City, UT this January, right around the time of the Olympic Games. On January 8th, seasons 1-4 will descend, locked and loaded to participate in a variety of games we can only guess about. Let the training begin...
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