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The I in Selection

The I in Selection

Selection. To me, this GORUCK event is the ultimate challenge. Unlike other GORUCK events, this is an individual event, where your mettle is tested again and again for 48 hours. While watching this year’s Selection coverage on Facebook was exciting, I’m not sure I actually want to participate. I know I’m not physically or mentally … Continue reading The I in Selection

NamasDay Rebound

NamasDay Rebound

Recently,  I received a few happy emails. Apparently I've been a leader in the local Team Red, White and Blue chapter for an entire year. That weekend my chapter participated in Eagle NamasDay, a yoga-centered event that encouraged community at Team RWB participation in an ancient tradition that soothes restless souls.   The two oldest … Continue reading NamasDay Rebound

The after-glow of GORUCK: Setting goals

The after-glow of GORUCK: Setting goals

THE HIGHEST POINT OF THE MIDDLE OF NO WHERE -- As I stood for the team photo, I double-checked myself. Keeping warm as not optional. My ruck was covered with half-frozen water after  my Camelback bottle leaked. It was heavy and I didn't want to carry it.  But the letters DFQ rang in my head … Continue reading The after-glow of GORUCK: Setting goals