Tag Archives: Bikes

#NWeLearn2018 Keynote: Change Management & Other Duties As Assigned

This is the keynote that I delivered today at NWeLearn in Boise, Idaho.  I skipped a lot of words and free-styled a bit during the actual preso, and here is a link to my slides. This is what I wrote in … Continue reading

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Story That I Wanted To Hear

“I act like someone in a bomb shelter trying to raise everyone’s spirits.” Carrie Fisher I’ve spent the last month trying to write an article, my elusive book, and a serious essay, and I failed miserably on two of three. For … Continue reading

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Why I Race: A Memoir

I’m 39 years old and I’m finally learning how to race my bike. ~Katie Compton I’d like to start by expressing gratitude to all of you who read my last post. I thought it was so silly when I was … Continue reading

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Two Rides, Two Lanterns Rouge: A Memoir

I lived near the train tracks when I was kid, I distinctly remember the red light at the end of the trains that rolled through my town. The air brakes of trains were deafening, and we used to ride our … Continue reading

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My First Grind Corps Gran Fondo: A Memoir

First of all, let me start by saying that if you’re checking out this post hoping that I’ll have some magic formula about bike gearing and fitness about gravel rides, this post may not be for you. I’m also taking … Continue reading

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Coaching The Nope Girl

“Stay young in the theatre of your mind.” ~Mary Oliver  It’s Open Education Week, and it’s been awhile since I’ve published a post. In honor of this week of sharing, I’m going to take a minute to tell you about … Continue reading

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The Pain Cave of Learning

Over a year ago, I went through several rounds of interviewing for a dreamy position. My favorite part of the interview process involved one team who asked me a question that was off the script. Hot damn! Let me pause … Continue reading

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Shrink It & Pink It: Lady Leadership

When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid. ~Audrey Lorde Dear Readers, I am going to return to recent events in … Continue reading

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Writing in My Head About the #Fedwiki: A Memoir

On Friday, I hosted a “task force” meeting on my campus, and it was a spectacular bright spot to an otherwise kind of bleak week. Let’s just say I’m watching one amazing project die because a small vocal few dislike … Continue reading

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What I Found There: CXNats Sucks & Reflective Blogging

CXNats Sucks “Somehow it seems to fill my head with ideas—only I don’t know exactly what they are!” ~Alice from Through The Looking Glass and What Alice Found There So, I usually keep my twittering in check, but this morning, … Continue reading

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