Monthly Archives: August 2012

Soar

The school year has begun for most districts, and amidst the tiredness of teaching all day every day (after two years off), I have enjoyed the feeling of soaring – gliding along powered by my students, peers, friends, and family.  Oh, how wonderful to get a little help and enjoy the fruits of someone else’s […]

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G is for Generous, Global, and Giving

  Wow – what a week!  Last week was busy and amazing from a personal and Stroller Hikes perspective.  We celebrated our 6th Annual Stroller Hikes Family Camping Trip, for the 4th time at Bravo Ranch in Soquel; many of us ramped up for the new school year as we ramped down from summer camps, […]

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Turning Over a New Leaf

  This week I went on a hike at San Rancho Antonio and was amazed by how lush and green most of the trees were, even during the middle of summer. It not only made for a splendid hike but also reminded me of how efficient photosynthesis is and how thankful we should be for […]

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Pudding

  A year ago, Melissa, one of my Stroller Hikes pals, invited our family to join hers at a Bear Valley cabin.  Melissa described the weekend of power outages, toddler fights, and dreary cabin fever as “pudding.”  It was an experience, positive at times, but overall simply coined as “an adventure,” and we at minimum […]

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Celebrating Progress

Stroller Hikes was born in 2006, and has evolved over the years from a one-woman show to what it is now – a community-driven endeavor with a staff of over 20 (23 in 2012). We celebrated the accomplishments of Stroller Hikes over the last year, at our annual Board Meeting on Monday, and today we […]

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