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.

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18 Jan
2014
A year of stepping stone goals

By Randy Pierce I am choosing to use 2014 to reach for many goals, some of which are known to me and some which will be developed along the

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14 Dec
2013
Crafty holiday shopping with my artistic friends

By Randy Pierce The holidays are upon us--or, since they often seem to wear folks down, perhaps the “holly daze” is more appropriate I

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10 Dec
2013
A special kind of birthday gift

By Randy Pierce I freely admit that it is more challenging right now for me to sit and write on any topic without Quinn dominating my

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23 Nov
2013
Still thankful in the midst of devastating news

By Randy Pierce “Don’t cry because it is over; smile because it happened” – Dr Seuss Warning – this blog topic contains serious

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18 Nov
2013
Spreading inspiration: The lessons of Peak Potential 2013

By Melissa Caruso Peak Potential has never quite been your run-of-the-mill event Sure, some of it’s the same stuff I’d see at a

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03 Nov
2013
School presentation favorites

By Randy Pierce “I just wanted to thank you one more time for coming to inspire our students and staff yesterday  Many staff

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11 Oct
2013
A taste of life without Quinn

By Randy Pierce In the mountains of truth, you never climb in vain Either you already reach a higher point today, or you exercise your

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07 Oct
2013
2020 Vision Quest reaching more students — But we still need your help!

By Randy Pierce I believe strongly that the positive impact of our school presentation is an essential mission We work towards building a

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14 Sep
2013
Heroic Hearts: Choosing positive steps from the deepest grief

By Randy Pierce Any one moment in our lives may hold the opportunity to make a world of difference for us or the people we encounter

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25 Aug
2013
Completing the Quest–And all that it means

By Randy Pierce What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals” Henry David

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17 Aug
2013
Worthy of a Community Celebration – Closing the Quest!

By Randy Pierce During rare moments, we may make a decision which will play a significant role in transforming our lives On even rarer

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20 Jul
2013
Inspirational Guest Feature: “Expedition Outreach”

By Randy Pierce Scrambling down an incredibly steep, icy, and challenging section of the Falling Waters trail in May 2013, I paused to

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18 Jul
2013
Bonus Blog: A Little Drama Enters the Quest for Success

By Randy Pierce Nine hikers for the 2020 Vision Quest team circled around the Zeta Pass trail junction on Sunday, July 14 Three of the

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15 Jun
2013
The essence of our mission as we strive for our “Peak Potential”

By Randy Pierce As we officially begin our fourth year of charitable service, I am tremendously proud of the support and achievement

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08 Jun
2013
Putting Randy in His Place? Blind Four-Year-Old Runs Spartan Race

By Randy Pierce I’ve accomplished some lofty goals and expect to keep reaching high I don’t have words to express how overwhelmingly

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25 May
2013
Guest blog: “I suppose it all started with kindness to strangers….”

My name is Ed Spaulding To date, I have rescued one adult, and two children from drowning; saved one child’s life with the Heimlich

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18 May
2013
Guest Blog: A Picture Tour of Randy’s Presentations

By Kathy Dunn For many of us we read about Randy’s speaking engagements and the interactions he has with the children in our

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20 Apr
2013
Join Our Biggest Community Event – Plus a Special Opportunity

By Randy Pierce We have some exciting news and I hope it will entice you to be part of one or both of our biggest annual events On

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18 Apr
2013
Community Inspires and Overcomes All Things

By Randy Pierce I did not run the 117th Boston marathon and I was safely at home listening to results of many friends on Patriots Day 2013

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13 Apr
2013
Happy Patriots Day, Plus Some Quinn Love!

By Randy Pierce Much of New England celebrates Patriots day on April 15, 2013 with Boston in particular hosting their famous marathon We

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