January 22, 2013 theadventuresofdd

“Ladies and Gentlemen of the class of ’97. Wear sunscreen. If I could offer you only one tip for the future, sunscreen would be it. The long term benefits of sunscreen have been proved by scientists, whereas the rest of my advice has no basis more reliable than my own meandering experience… I will dispense this advice now.Enjoy the power and beauty of your youth; oh nevermind; you will not understand the power and beauty of your youth until they have faded. But trust me, in 20 years you’ll look back at photos of yourself and recall in a way…

January 8, 2013 theadventuresofdd

“If we thought of life as a gift, we might not demand nearly as much from it. And if we lived more graciously, giving of ourselves more freely to the well-being of others, many of our personal concerns would disappear, and life would become easier for all.” ― Lowell C. Bennion “And me, I still believe in paradise.But now at least I know it’s not some place you can look for, ’cause it’s not where you go. It’s how you feel for a moment in your life when you’re a part of something, and if you find that moment..it lasts…

January 1, 2013 theadventuresofdd 3Comment

“When you rise in the morning, form a resolution to make the day a happy one for a fellow creature.” ― Sydney Smith Here’s what 2013 looks like for me! Join USA Fitness and Spin 3 times a week Climb Mt. Washington {new for me} & Mt. Katahdin {annual journey} GO snowshoeing! Camp more, and own my own gear. Learn how to fall with Snow Skis on Possibly learn how to snowboard. Not putting too much on my plate here. Visit 5 new places {including Gulf Hagas and New York City} Plant a garden {ON TIME} and actually eat from it…