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30 Days of Experiencing Nature: Day 19- Just Keep Swimming

30 Days of Experiencing Nature: Day 19- Just Keep Swimming

I considered taking the day off from Experience Nature to talk about my adventures in dental care, but I did have a chance to get outdoors today, and I want to focus on that. Knowing I wouldn’t have the chance to workout after my dental appointment (they bring out the…

Kayaking: An Experiment in Conservation Fitness

This past weekend was very much a Conservation Fitness weekend. Bowling for Rhinos on Saturday. Sloth Army on Sunday morning. Then to round it out, Chris and I tried out kayaking in the afternoon. We’ve tried kayaking before. We’ve done kayaking on Whidbey Island before. It was years ago, and…

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 82: Not Your Typical Earth Day

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 82: Not Your Typical Earth Day

It’s a long drive from Whidbey Island to Portland, Oregon.  And even in a Prius, it’s not the most environmentally friendly way to spend the one day out of the year dedicated to conserving resources and doing your part to protect the planet.  But this year was not your typical…

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 78:  Exploring Our New Neighborhood

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 78: Exploring Our New Neighborhood

My husband and I have been on the island for nearly a month, but we haven’t had much opportunity to actually see some of the sights.  We’ve been to Greenbank Farm, Deception Pass, and Ebey’s Landing on previous visits, but somehow we felt it would be different to experience some…

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 74: Is God Green?

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 74: Is God Green?

What does religion have to do with conservation OR fitness?  What interest could EarthFit have in discussing theological theories with others?  It does seem to be an odd relation, but I saw it immediately when I heard there was going to be a Pub Talk (a public speaker at a…

EarthFit Special- A Magical Evening With Loreena McKennitt

EarthFit Special- A Magical Evening With Loreena McKennitt

My favorite musician is a Scottish-Irish Canadian who sings ballads and poetry with the most ethereal voice I’ve ever heard.  I don’t use that word often, “ethereal”.  In fact, I think the only time I’ve ever used that word is to describe my favorite music artist.  Last night we had…

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 26: Healthy Family

I have a confession to make that is truly truly the unhealthiest and non-sustainable practice I have right now.  Right now, because I’m unemployed, I do not have health insurance.  This post isn’t to welcome an influx of criticisms or advice that I’m sure is to follow anyways, but to…

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 25: Giving with the Heart

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 25: Giving with the Heart

If you are a devout and dedicated EarthFitter, than you may be aware that a main component to EarthFit is what I call “Experiencing Nature”.  Getting outdoors and connecting to the earth in healthy ways is the core of EarthFit, and there are dozens of ways to foster a better…

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 14: Happy Heart Day

100 Ways of EarthFit- Day 14: Happy Heart Day

Most couples celebrate February 14 as Valentine’s Day and surprise each other with chocolates, flowers, and expensive dinners.  While I understand this particular “holiday” is to celebrate love, I tend to call it Happy Heart Day, and do things that feel good for the heart, mind, and soul.