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: winter

Randy in Patriot Santa hat and 2020 Vision Quest/Gate City Strider Shirt runs on his treadmill
02 Jan
2021
Running out the clock on 2020 earns a respite

On the final day of 2020 I stepped onto the treadmill for a 62-mile run which was relatively short for me this year It brought my total

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A golden retriever puppy wearing a green service vest.
28 Dec
2020
Make a difference in the New Year

Help us better the world Donate by December 31

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Randy, Tracy, and Nama all pose in a snowy yard. Randy and Tracy are wearing Santa hats (Randy's being a Patriots version). Everyone is smiling and looking festive.
20 Dec
2020
My Christmas Card to You

“Contentment is not the fulfillment of what you want but the realization of how much you already have” --Anonymous “Now is

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Randy and Tracy pose with copies of "See You At The Summit"
07 Apr
2020
Join our virtual events April 11 & 20: Movie showing and book discussion

As we all find different ways to socialize during these turbulent times, we are glad to provide a couple of opportunities to come

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Fireworks over the Piscataqua River and downtown Portsmouth, NH. Over the city scape, between the fireworks right of frame and the North Church steeple are the words "Welcome to 2020" in classic 2020 Vision Quest styling.
13 Jan
2020
A Decade in Review

I only have 54 of these decades under my belt so far, and yet, that is enough for me to find a little awe in the 2010-2020 decade of my

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Randy in festive, patriotic Santa hat joins Autumn in reindeer antlers in front of their Christmas tree.
21 Dec
2019
“Louis, The Blind Christmas Elf” — A Story For All

Too often the holidays can feel like the "holly-daze" as schedules and preparations take place at a frenetic pace It is easy to be

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07 Dec
2019
Loaded question: Will I see you at the summit?

Beyond the obvious and dubious aspect of my sight, there is a layered double meaning in this blog title I certainly love reaching for goals

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Autumn and Randy walking on the street. Autumn is wearing adorable little blue boots.
03 Mar
2019
Winter Walking? March Forth and Protect those Paws!

Here in New Hampshire we have had some rather cold and icy weather which presents a few challenges for Autumn and me I’m occasionally

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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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12 Mar
2018
Happy Anniversary, Autumn! Four Years Already?

By Randy Pierce It is so easy to celebrate every single day with such a joyous, loving lady as Autumn! She is far and away the most

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30 Dec
2017
The New Year dawns on the frosty 2020 Vision Quest Team!

By Randy Pierce "I always loved the idea that a photograph was a memory frozen in time" Ed Gass-Donnelly Just as the Winter

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22 Dec
2017
“Louis, The Blind Christmas Elf”, a Story for Children

By Randy Pierce Christmas is certainly for all ages, though I admit to the appreciating the special enjoyment it brings to children In

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02 Dec
2017
Moved To Help

By Randy Pierce I’m all too often aware of the many worthy causes which tug on all of our heart strings as we travel the paths along our

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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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28 Jan
2017
Time to Talk Teamwork

By Randy Pierce “Players win Games, Teams win Championships” – Bill Bellichick I attribute many of my successful accomplishments to

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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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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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21 Feb
2016
A taste of winter brings nostalgia

By Randy Pierce For me the winter of 2016 has finally arrived Shortly before Tracy, Autumn, and I departed for the New England Visually

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16 Jan
2016
Boston Marathon Plans and Planning

By Randy Pierce "We do not plan to fail, we fail to plan" - Lorrie Ross I was excited to announce that my good friend and fellow 2020

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02 Jan
2016
2016 – A Look ahead to the Book ahead

By Randy Pierce Those in attendance at our Sixth Annual Peak Potential Dinner and Auction in November were afforded a very limited

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