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Monthly Archives: November 2016


Day 5 – The Long and Winding Road

For me, the trip became just as much a journey inward as it was a trek through the wilderness. Dimensions of Leadership Separated from technology, I found myself contemplating My Self: my place in the world, what made me uniquely me,…

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Day 4 – Inside My Head

NOLS Coursework The substance of a NOLS course has been astonishing. We’ve covered so many different topics, in such a dynamic environment. Our instructors have been amazing in their ability to tease lessons out of the day’s events, blending the…

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Day 3 – Into the Wilderness

I was the first one up after a full 8 hours of sleep. A parent of two children, I rarely get a full night’s sleep. I didn’t know what to do with myself. I waited for my tent-mates and the…

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