Year of Big Ideas

Wow, it’s March already and I haven’t posted this for you guys. The Dirtbag Diaries Year of Big Ideas 2011 episode.   I’m in there, but I’ll let you guess which one I am.   It may not be the start of a new calendar year, but I just heard a little song bird outside…

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Year in Review

Earlier in 2010 I decided to set a goal for myself to walk or bike 400 miles in 2010. This seemed like a completely attainable goal—and it would have been if I’d not started having some health problems. I was tired often and wrote it off as stress. I figured exercising regularly would help. It…

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Weekend fun and stress

I just got back from a UKC dog show in Wapakoneta, OH. While we were there Ranger earned two more competition wins toward his GRCH title. He just needs one more to finish that title! He also comes home with 4 Top Ten points from the weekend. Ranger needs to get some more muscle, so…

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First hike of spring!

Technically the first day of spring is about a week away, so this was the last hike of the winter. My paying gig has kept me busy this week, and the weather really limited how much I got out on the trail, but that’s life. I finished a couple of projects around the house, made…

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2009/10/16–Energy Conservation Follow-up

Back in February I gave some tips on how to save energy in the home. Due to the arrangement of how my energy bills are paid, I do not see how my actions are affecting the final bill until some time later. I found out today that the impact my actions made. Overall, the curtains,…

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