Archive for October, 2012

Lauren’s 15-year Diavesary: The one with a storm, some debris, but lots of treasure

October 29, 2012By 7 Comments
Lauren’s 15-year Diavesary: The one with a storm, some debris, but lots of treasure

  I am sitting in my home office. Outside my double window I can usually gaze at the pond on our property, our town’s quaint historic district and beyond that, the sea. This day I see dark clouds. The trees are already whipping around in that “nature’s got something in store this time!” way they […]

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The JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes Death Valley Story (The one when I go on for way too long)

October 25, 2012By 21 Comments
The JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes Death Valley Story (The one when I go on for way too long)

I know — this is too long for a blog. I hope you’ll take some time to read it though — it’s my Death Valley experience. And while I mention a few mile markers, I have something to share about all of them. If you would like to hear about a certain mile and my […]

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What I learned on my Ride to Cure Effort Part 5: The one where I get lucky

October 14, 2012By 3 Comments
What I learned on my Ride to Cure Effort Part 5: The one where I get lucky

  It’s almost here. Nearly a year ago I started thinking to myself … maybe. Just maybe. Six months ago I clicked on the link, signed up and made the first donation myself. JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes. Death Valley, California. I didn’t own a bike. I’d not been on one (other than those cute […]

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