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From Minnesota to Maine to the sunny land of Boulder, CO, I have been competing as an athlete all my life and been working as massage therapist for six years now. Helping athletes with greater recovery, bounce back from injury faster, and helping one's body perform at it's best is what I aim to do. My love for sport, training and helping a body feel good and perform at it's best has driven me into a career in massage therapy. I strive for nothing less than the best...let me help you reach greater heights.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

The Harvest


In between training sessions and working I have managed to have a little fun with the fruits of my labor this past summer. My garden was a busy place this summer. Lots of hard working going on all over the yard, mostly by the plants however.
While I always enjoy the cooler weather, my garden loved the warm sun we had so much of during the summer months. I am now enjoying the product of those many long hot days of June, July and August.
Pesto, tomato sauce, roasted beets and carrots, zucchini bread, borscht soup and so much more, the amount of cooking and baking I can do from my own back yard right now is impressive. There is something very satisfying about walking out your back door to pick the produce for your dinner.
Here are a few shots of my little bit of green in the back yard. Lots of good eatin' out there!
Bon Appetit,
BethAnn



Monday, September 13, 2010

3rd Annual Harvest Classic





Oh what a beautiful day it was! Yesterday, David and I put on the 3rd Annual Harvest Classic bike race here in Caribou. We had a great day with cool morning temperatures and sunshine. Besides a little wind and a few grumbling comments about the amount of hills on the course, we had a perfect day.
Many, many thanks to all of you who helped and participated. We had two events, a shorter, twenty mile tour and a fourth mile race course and had a good crew in both events!

David and I were up early marking the course.


Seth Hubard quickly shedding a layer before letting the hammer down.


Enjoying a quick warm drink after the start!


Some of the Tour riders patiently awaiting the finish of the race!


The sprint to the finish!
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Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Recovery week


We can't go hard all the time. Last week was good example of that. It was a recovery week. I took full advantage spending it with my family in MN. Alway great to be back in the land of 10,000 lakes.

A trip up the North shore of lake superior, a stop at Betty's pies, catching up with friends and family,(sorry I didn't get to see all of you!), ruff housing with my parent's and sister's dogs and a lot of quality time playing Auntie made it an exceptionally great trip home. This was all thrown in with a little bit of training each day. I covered some of my favorite ground and water in Duluth, Grand Rapids and the waters of Lake Vermilion. Oh and did I mention the average temperature was about 55. Simply delightful!



Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Handling the heat


It's no secret, I am not a hot weathered creature. I do enjoy a nice warm day here and there but while training or pretty much anytime I am not in the water or on the beach, I prefer weather on the cooler side. And by September first I am more than ready for cool mornings where long sleeve shirts and yes even pants are necessary. I know many of you reading this might be cursing my words, but what can I say, I grew up in Northern Minnesota and chose a profession in a outdoor, endurance, winter sport. I like the cold!
For the time being I working on making the most of the heat, spending as much time as possible in the water! Here are a few photos of an early morning kyack on Madawaska Lake the other morning. Even in the heat, I have to say it is pretty nice being out on the lake on days like this.
cheers, BethAnn