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Other Lofty Adventures ::

September 17, 2017

I love races! As I stated in my previous post, four weekends ago I finished Portland to Coast. I shared about the first leg of my journey and all that it taught me. What I neglected to share was that that leg took place at 10:45 a.m. when I was bright-eyed and bushy-tailed. I passed 16 people on my walk—politely and with humility, might I add—and I felt ah-mazing

After my leg, it was time for the other van to do their portion of the race and time for my van to rest. Which I did... sorta. I showered, ate, and dozed in and out, but in the middle of the afternoon it's hard to truly recuperate. Finally the time came for my van to walk the second portion of the race (again, read Lesson One to learn about how Portland to Coas...

September 5, 2017

I just completed Portland to Coast (PTC)an intense, 129-mile walk relay from downtown Portland, Oregon to the beautiful Oregon coast. From 3:00 a.m. on Friday, August 25, to 12:45 p.m. on Saturday, August 26, I was buckled in for one wild ride. Nay, a lofty adventure! I was on a team of 12 fantastic peepsall lovely coworkers of mine. We were in vans of six and each person on our team had to walk two legs of the relay. Some legs were longer, some were shorter. But it didn't matter; we were all in it together and there is nothing that will bond you to someone like being in a van with them for over 24 hours, stinky and sleep-deprived, yet full of adrenaline as you push yourselves to the limit. #goodtimes. 

But that's why I love races! And PTC was no exception. I also love races, because I al...

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Hannah's love for life stems from her service to others. Cast in God's mold, Hannah expresses this love through philanthropy, writing, music, hugging, and most of all, her family. A little over a year ago, Hannah became a step mother to four, incredible children. This came with many challenges. Instead of buckling to her fears, Hannah used them as motivation to inspire others. A vibrant light with more than a twinkle in her eye, she touches all corners of the earth with her warmth and connection. Her enthusiasm is infectious, her love enveloping. Enjoy this blog and all that this lux mundi lady has to offer!

Bio written by friend and blogger, Becky Swank.


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