Monthly Archives: March 2019

Why Should you Give it a TRI?

  BY: RACHEL SMITH As I was perusing through the other day, finalizing my research on a previous article I posted about TRI Clear Lake, I came across this one:  ’10 Reasons you should do a Triathlon.’  It got me thinking…  in random conversations I’ve had with folks here and there, a common thing I hear...
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Gearing up for the Tourist Season

photocredit: BY: RACHEL SMITH It’s almost that time of year again.  The time where visitors flock to our area, often for lengthy visits.  The time where our streets are busier, where our population increases drastically.  Another spring, summer and fall are on the horizon, filled with fantastic events, camping fun, the 4th of July Extravaganza, and...
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For the Love of Books, just Read this Blog!

    BY: RACHEL SMITH Yesterday was ‘National Write Your Story Day.’  I had grand plans.  Grand ones.  To write some eloquent little number about how writing triggers your inner creative monster, sparking stories and plot twists from deep within the inner psyche. But you see, I’m a mom.  And while I love my kids (biological and bonus) with...
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It’s Time to give it a TRI

photocredit: BY: RACHEL SMITH I found this article on  It includes tips and advice for those looking to do their first triathlon.  As I skimmed through the slides, it hit me that anyone really CAN give it a TRI.
  1. Dispel your Fears
    1. This is a big one. Because, honestly, it can be scary.  And most...
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