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Wildflowers are in full bloom

What are you guys doing this Memorial Weekend? If you haven’t yet been up to see the wildflowers in the foothills, I would totally recommend going for a hike this weekend. The flowers are in full bloom now but won’t last too much longer, at least not in the lower elevations. (Don’t know where to […]

Alatheia Riding Center improves lives

Have you heard of this unique place we have in our valley? Alatheia is a center that offers therapeutic horse riding. It is a member of the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International and The Norwegian Fjord Horse Registry. The goals are geared towards independence in life skills. It is a non-profit center and with […]

Racing with my kids

My girls — ages 14 and 11 — have watched me run all their lives. (Thank goodness for jogger strollers.) It wasn’t until the past few years that they took an interest in doing local races with or without me. So far, their favorite races have been the Color Rush 5K and the recent O’Grady’s St. […]

Lunch Buddies

What is a lunch buddy? It’s a lunch program set up with the Wenatchee Learns Connect via the Wenatchee School District. It’s a way to be a positive mentor for children in our local elementary schools. It only takes a minimum of one hour a week to meet with your buddy. These kids look so […]