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: challenges

19 Aug
2017
Resolving Differences

By Randy Pierce These are difficult words to write and I have some considerable concerns for the possibility of undesired and unintended

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29 Jul
2017
The hardest part of blindness today

By Randy Pierce “Patience How long will that take!” – Tracy Pierce I firmly believe going blind was much harder than being blind

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22 Apr
2017
Moving Forward in Celebration!

By Randy Pierce “Life is what happens while we are busy making other plans” – John Lennon Recently our focus has been upon the

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15 Apr
2017
Marathon Monday – Help us reach our goal!

By Randy Pierce Runners exalt the marathon as a public test of private will, when months or years of solitary training, early

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11 Mar
2017
How Winter’s Historic Peaks Expanded Our Horizons

By Randy Pierce "Success comes to those who have an entire mountain of gold that they continually mine, not those who find one nugget and

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04 Feb
2017
A New Opportunity: The Holman Prize

By Randy Pierce "The Holman Prize is not meant to save the world or congratulate someone for leaving the house This prize will spark

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18 Dec
2016
Celebrating the 5th Anniversary of our Single Season Winter Hiking Quest

By Randy Pierce The plan suggested it was to be a demonstration of Ability Awareness It was to be an appreciation of the diverse gifts

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05 Nov
2016
A new voting system for the visually impaired in NH: We need your help to test

By Randy Pierce Have you ever wondered how a blind person votes In the past, it has been more challenged than most would prefer It has

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30 Oct
2016
The Scary Realities of Vision Loss

We originally posted this a few years ago, but it's still relevant Happy Halloween! The Scary Realities of Vision Loss By Randy

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22 Oct
2016
Guest Blog: A Different Kind of Adventure

By Greg Neault Just over a year ago I was scurrying about making last minute preparations for what promised to be the adventure of a

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30 Jul
2016
“What’s Next?” — Everyone

By Randy Pierce I ask myself "what's next" often in part because despite my lack of sight, I do like to spend more time looking forward

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23 Jul
2016
Live Free or Die!?

By Randy Pierce Despite all I've learned and achieved, there are still days I allow myself to be a prisoner of my blindness Coming from

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09 Jul
2016
Reaching out and taking action for help and healing

By Randy Pierce I had heard an old college friend was facing a challenge as his adult son was battling a particularly difficult form of

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05 Jun
2016
Reflections on my 50th birthday

By Randy Pierce “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards” – Søren Kierkegaard On June 9, 2016 I’ll

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21 May
2016
Returning to the Emmy Award-Winning “Hiking in the Dark” for its anniversary

By Randy Pierce “Today we are going to take a little hike and naturally you’re invited” --- Willem Lange, host of "Windows to the

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23 Apr
2016
Attitude to gratitude as a solution for guilt

By Randy Pierce As most hopefully are aware, Jose Acevedo and I just completed a particularly difficult battle of determination against my

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09 Apr
2016
Ominous realities loom large as Boston Marathon approaches

By Randy Pierce “Without ambition one starts nothing Without work one finishes nothing The prize will not be sent to you You have to

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27 Mar
2016
Derry school visit helps me celebrate another anniversary

By Randy Pierce “You get out what you put in!” – Oberto Beef Jerky slogan Caught in the frustration and setback of my health

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05 Mar
2016
Health Gone Awry – Info and update

By Randy Pierce "The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to

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30 Jan
2016
The Ashes of Kilimanjaro

By Randy Pierce “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened” Dr Seuss I just emerged from a difficult anniversary as

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