A wide shot of the Andes Mountains with a snow covered Mt. Ausangate in the center. The 2020 team of eleven are hiking in the foreground on a beautiful day.

Tag: Autumn

17 Sep
2016
“Lego my Autumn” as she and I present for FIRST LEGO League!

By Randy Pierce Stepping in front of the energized auditorium for the kick-off event of the FIRST LEGO League Animal Allies season, Autumn

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14 Aug
2016
How does Autumn warn you of an obstacle?

By Randy Pierce Students are often amused when I describe how Autumn has been trained in “intelligent disobedience” It is the dog

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16 Jul
2016
Summertime and Hot Dogs!

By Randy Pierce July Weather has Autumn and me facing 90-degree temperatures for many consecutive days which would mean one hot dog if I

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14 May
2016
A Walk in Autumn’s Shoes?

By Randy Pierce While Guiding Eyes trainers and puppy raisers deserve the vast majority of the credit for the quality training in my dog

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17 Apr
2016
#WalkInMyShoes

By Randy Pierce As Patriots Day arrives with my making a slightly different attempt to savor the 120th running of the Boston Marathon, I

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12 Mar
2016
Happy Anniversary, Autumn!

By Randy Pierce “Spring passes and one remembers one's innocence Summer passes and one remembers one's exuberance Autumn passes and one

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23 Jan
2016
Just say “No” to reading this blog

By Randy Pierce I have some really exciting news about 2020 Vision Quest to share with you next week but we have a little more work to

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20 Dec
2015
Happy Holidays!

By Randy Pierce I still well recall the excitement I felt as a boy when the Christmas season approached It wasn’t just Christmas

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16 Nov
2015
Guest Blog: 6th Annual Peak Potential Dinner and Charity Auction Gala Event 2015

By Michelle Russell What an amazing Event! Last night I attended my fourth Peak Potential Dinner and Charity Auction (the sixth one they've

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31 Oct
2015
Overwhelmed and Taking it in Stride

By Randy Pierce “How did it get so late so soon” – Dr Seuss I am overwhelmed as the return from Africa has been a steady stream of

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17 Oct
2015
Autumn’s World Tour – Fact and Fantasy!

By Randy Pierce While there’s still so much more to tell about our own African adventures, Autumn wasn’t just left home to sing the

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11 Jul
2015
Autumn’s Gift – Strides of Freedom

By Randy Pierce “True worth is in being, not seeming,-- In doing, each day that goes by, Some little good--not in dreaming Of great

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27 Jun
2015
Vision Beyond Sight – Randy’s TEDx Talk

By Randy Pierce I am thrilled to have been invited to provide a TEDx Talk and certainly believe the result is a video well worth watching

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14 Mar
2015
Happy Anniversary, Autumn!

By Randy Pierce “In daylights, in sunsets In midnights, in cups of coffee In inches, in miles, in laughter, in strife In five hundred

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14 Feb
2015
“Right neighborly of ya” — Communities of support

By Randy Pierce "People glorify all sorts of bravery except the bravery they might show on behalf of their nearest neighbors" -- George

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07 Feb
2015
Kilimanjaro team building on Franconia Notch

By Randy Pierce “Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing” – Barry Finlay Our rather epic adventure to summit

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03 Jan
2015
Days ahead and days of Auld Lang Syne

By Randy Pierce AULD LANG SYNE (English Translation) Should old acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to

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20 Dec
2014
Guest blog: Making radio with Randy and Autumn

By Arielle Zionts I am a recent graduate of the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies in Portland, ME Over 15 weeks, Salt students study

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06 Dec
2014
Autumn learns to fly!

By Randy Pierce As Autumn and I stroll through the airport and onto the plane, and then settle into a seat with her curled up against my

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24 Nov
2014
Paying it forward: Thoughts on Peak Potential 2014

By Kim Kett Johnson On Saturday night my husband Todd and I were fortunate enough to attend our 5th Peak Potential dinner and auction put

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