Two bags and a yellow motorbike At 49 years old, I was a manager in a non-profit organisation with a great salary, a company car, a phone and laptop. At 50, I became sort of motorbike riding gypsy, with no regular income. I spent the whole year travelling, exploring and living on an average of $100 a week. It was a magical year. I Continue Reading
Archives for November 2011
Do you workout on Thanksgiving Day?
My pre-Thanksgiving dinner workout. "Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom." MARCEL PROUST. Today is Thanksgiving in the U.S. A time to be with family and to reflect on all the positives in your life. Think about all the things you've accomplished in your life. Stop Continue Reading
“My Gutsy Story” by Jill Fales
Remember the feeling of a field trip day at school? A diversion from the routine in the classroom. A palpable excitement exuding from the students wiggling in line to board the broad steps of the school bus. The permission slip was the linchpin to any field trip. I remember carefully placing the detached bottom portion with my mom’s signature Continue Reading
Skydiving at 80 and Rowing 3,107 miles.
Who goes sky-diving on their 80th birthday? Who rows the distance between Paris and New York in just over two years at 80? Doris Walsh does and you know why? Because after her loving husband of 59 years passed away, four years ago, Doris decided she could either: Stay home and grieve Do something Gutsy. So Doris decided to start Continue Reading
“My Gutsy Story” by Lauri Kubuitsile
Running is Not for Cowards By Lauri Kubuitsile That day, I got in a stranger’s car and left-forever. It wasn’t a difficult move. In retrospect I guess it was dangerous, I guess some might have said it was reckless. But it was the choice that brought me here, to this point, to this life I have now. The journey started when I was 16. I was running Continue Reading