Hello everyone! It’s been a while since I’ve posted a blog, but that doesn’t mean that the BEYOND LIMITS team and I haven’t been staying busy. It’s been one busy semester with the organization and I want to share some of my experiences with you guys. First off, we are already on our way toRead More
Can you become involved in something accidentally? I suppose that it’s possible. When I became involved with BEYOND LIMITS, I honestly didn’t know what I was getting into. At first, I started doing work for the organization as a class project. I first heard about the organization as a freshman at the University of MaineRead More
I loaded up in the morning hours of May 31st. Got a late start, not highly unusual for me. I was on my way to an adventure that, to be perfectly honest, I hadn’t thought enough about. That is actually how I wanted it. A year before I received an email from Dr. Jacqui LowmanRead More
As I reflect on the adventures through the vegetable kingdom of the Blue Ridge Mountains, I find myself becoming reminiscent. I envision in my mind’s eye the experiences of traversing up, down, and through the multiform terrain, conversing with the eccentric characters of the AT, standing in reverence to the pure wildness of the denizenRead More
Last fall, Dr. J and Saint caught the attention of the Appalachian Long Hikers Association (ALDHA) when she spoke at the association’s annual gathering in Williamstown, Mass. last fall. While in the midst of hundreds of A.T. hikers, she used the opportunity to spread her message and was quoted saying, “We’re doing this to bringRead More
I don’t know exactly what drove me to volunteer on the medical surgical floor at a local hospital years ago. All I remember is a little voice in the back of my head telling me to pay it forward.
Sometimes you just have to be a spectator to life, relax, step outside reality and watch the world pass by to find your way. Have you ever asked yourself what are you doing with your life?
The New Year is fast approaching and if you’re anything like me, this is the time you start to put together a new batch of resolutions.
My daughter and I were on our way home from her first violin lesson the other night when I told her that if she didn’t like playing the violin that it’s OK, but that she should at least give it a chance.
With everyone in class’s projects well under way, we’re all facing different struggles.