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: Inspiration

Randy and Quinn crossing the finish line of the 2013 BAA 5K. Quinn, a yellow Labrador Retriever is guiding with one paw on the ground, tongue joyfully hanging out as they pass the flag display which marks the Boston Marathon finish.
14 Apr
2019
Why the Boston Marathon? Anyone’s guide to looking at ability differently

"It is difficult to train for a marathon; but it is even more difficult to not be able to train for a marathon" - Aaron Douglas

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Randy stands in a well lit room wearing a dark blue shirt with the letters CIM on it and pointing to his outstretched arm with an apple watch on it.
07 Apr
2019
Technology Tidbits: My Apple Watch Series 4

“Creativity is just connecting things” – Steve Jobs It has been awhile since I’ve talked technology on the blog despite a fair

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Randy and guide run; Randy's eyes closed
30 Mar
2019
Teaming up for the 2019 Boston Marathon, Finding the Finish

"The marathon can humble you" -​ Bill Rodgers, winner of four Boston Marathons "Boston Billy" knows what he's talking about and he's a

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Autumn looking attentive, sitting on the floor, looking up.
10 Mar
2019
All about Autumn on this five-year anniversary!

Spring sprang early in 2014 in the form of a Black and Tan Labrador Retriever ironically named Autumn On March 16 she burst into our living

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Randy on a mountain at sunset
24 Feb
2019
Recoveryedia – An inspiring platform for hope and positivity!

Matt and TJ, the co-founders of Recoverydia, shared an all too brief afternoon with Autumn and me We  fell into a quick comfort discussing

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Autumn poses serenely in front of a statue of Buddha.
16 Feb
2019
How to “respond” instead of “react” — And why it’s so important

"Do not learn how to react Learn how to respond" -- Buddha I was recently reminded by a friend’s post that I often like to

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Audio Book Cover of "See You At the Summit"
26 Jan
2019
Now you can listen to our book “See You At The Summit”

For the many who have been asking or simply wanting to listen to the audio version of our book, I’m glad and proud to share it is finally

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The iconic picture of the Mighty Quinn resting on the summit of Mount Flume in the summertime, with a mountain range and blue sky in the background.
21 Jan
2019
5 years since the passing of the Mighty Quinn

Five  years have passed since the passing of my beloved boy, the Mighty Quinn Below you’ll find the simple but powerful memorial I

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Randy presenting at a school of children
13 Jan
2019
School visits start 2019 at heart of our mission!

Last week, Autumn and I began the new year with a trio of school visits and a handful of presentations to students and staff in Sanbornton

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Randy, Tracy, and Autumn in Scotland, August 2018 at the top of Edinburgh Castle.
06 Jan
2019
Hindsight and Foresight with “2020” Vision for 2019

Launching into the new year, I join many in reflecting on the past year’s accomplishments and setbacks I prefer to use these as a bit

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Santa and the reindeer flying at night with the moon in the background.
24 Dec
2018
“Louis, The Blind Christmas Elf”, a Story for Children

This holiday season, we bring you a story we shared last year but we feel is still impactful Happy Holidays from all of us at 2020

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Randy and Rodney in the USABA Marathon in California on December 2.
09 Dec
2018
An Inside look at the National Marathon Championship

Race reports are a common method for runners to share the trials and triumphs of their race day experience My goal is to take a look at

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Randy, Tracy, and Nora posed for a picture with the check to from 2020 Vision Quest to Guide Dogs for the Blind
25 Nov
2018
Guest Blog: Thoughts on Peak Potential 2018

'Tis the season of giving and the season of gratitude Everyone who attended the 9th Annual Peak Potential dinner and auction on November

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Golden lab puppy with a vest that says "Guide Dog Puppy"
19 Nov
2018
Double the Impact of Your Donation

Once again our Peak Potential Dinner and Auction last night highlighted the heart of so many of you to make a difference We love and value

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Randy and Tracy pose with copies of "See You At The Summit"
27 Oct
2018
What we need to succeed: Your help with our book!

See You At the Summit is starting well but needs your help to keep climbing to the heights we hope for this labor of love Many friends

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Randy and Jose at the top of a summit on a sunny day
20 Oct
2018
Guest Blog: A Different Kind of Quest

For this week's blog, we revisit a guest blog from October 2015, written by 2020 Vision Quest friend Jose Acevedo We've reprinted the text

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Book cover of See You At The Summit, featuring Randy and his golden lab Quinn climbing a snowy mountain.
06 Oct
2018
Official Announcement and Cover Reveal for our Book, “See You At the Summit”

By Randy Pierce Available: Friday, October 19, 2018 through Amazon October 19 will mark the 12-year anniversary of the day I met

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30 Jul
2018
The Unofficial Announcement of our Book

By Randy Pierce I’ve finished writing the book but the complete work is not quite finished! We’ve been teasing at this book release

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21 Jul
2018
Scotland beckons to Randy, Tracy, and Autumn!

By Randy Pierce "Many miles away there's a shadow on the door of a cottage on the Shore of a dark Scottish lake - Walter

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14 Jul
2018
Blind Baseball: Future in Sight Knights take on the NH Fishercats on August 26!

By Randy Pierce I love synergy: the working together of two things to produce an effect  greater than the sum of their individual

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