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“Start Where You Are Today”

In Outdoor Workouts, Valencia, Spain by Jamie6 Comments

First thing each morning Susan and I head out to the Royal Gardens.  A morning walk with exercise is our favorite activity of the day.  This morning, though, we were each feeling creaky and sore.  …

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The Importance of Small Pleasures

In Growing our Souls, Outdoor Workouts, Valencia, Spain by Susan14 Comments

We resurfaced from the Covid-19 confinement of nearly two months with a renewed appreciation and soft spot in our hearts for the city parks of Valencia.  They represent our little “snippet” of nature until we …

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My Yoga Practice Overflows

In Outdoor Workouts, Yoga by Jamie2 Comments

We begin our morning practice with quiet moments. Taking time to connect and inventory our body’s state, to bring to mind our purpose in coming to the mat, and to bring awareness to our breath. …

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I Didn’t Know “Squat” About Getting in Shape

In Outdoor Workouts by Susan2 Comments

Jumping at the local school’s playground has added tremendous leg strength. Gentle cycling is more fun when you’re really fit. When I told people we were planning a trip to cycle eight days and carry …