See No Evil

It’s all done so sneakily.  You don’t know what is hitting you.  You think you are safe.  But oh no, you are far from safe.  You don’t hear anything, but they are out there.  They are close to you without your knowing.  Maybe they wait until you are distracted with an activity before they make their move.  They wait until you could mistake their presence for something else.  They wait, all around you, and in large numbers. A tingle on the arm.  A twinge on the big toe.  You brush it off, unknowingly.  Over and over, selectively picking away at your body they go in for the kill.  Tingle, twinge, tingle, twinge.  They show no mercy.  They attack relentlessly.  While you are sitting, while you are walking, even while you are sleeping…..

No See Ums.

These tiny flying blood suckers have decided they are going to destroy me, one bite at a time.  They made this decision the moment I arrived in Florida.  It’s taken me this long to figure it out.  All this itching, well it was the No See Ums.  I am bruised.  I have welts on my welts.  I have scratched until I bleed.  On my feet, my legs, my arms, my sides. They are everywhere.  I have tried 7 or more different bug sprays now, and none of them do squat.  I have sprayed or applied bottles of Benadryl to relieve the itching.  I’ve taken enough Sudafed to put me into a coma, hoping to minimize the urge to itch.  All for not.  I look like I’ve been in a bloody war.


I cannot let them win this battle.  I have fogged the campsite.  Repeatedly.  Heck, I’ve fogged the dogs!  I lay awake at night practically ripping my skin off.   I don’t know what it feels like to not be scratching myself raw. Nothing I try is working!! Perhaps vodka or tequila will help?????  No, I have to be on my game.  So it’s long pants and long sleeves, continue dousing with Deet, and praying for a strong wind or a hard freeze.  Oh wait, I take that back.  No freeze!  But on the other hand…..


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I’m an “Oily Yogi” ready to inspire you to reach for limitless possibilities.

With a lifetime of experience in the outdoors, one of my biggest joys is to share my passion for adventure with others. After spending decades in suits and buildings, I found a way to combine the office and the outdoors in a way that optimizes positive results. There is a clearly defined correlation between nature, sensory contact, and high impact performance.

I am recognized as a change agent, who inspires people to allow their dreams to become reality through group and individual experiential settings. But perhaps the best gift I can bring to the table is my passion for your wellbeing. I enjoy coaching and training others to achieve their personal and professional goals, focusing on health, wellness wholeness, and limitless possibilities. Everything starts with the self; and is unique to each person. Simply tuning into the breath, mindfulness, and gentle movement for starters. Whenever I can, we take the work outside.

Life is an adventure! Whether it’s a business or personal situation, career path or life path, As Chief Experience Officer of PR Brady AdVentures, my passion is Inspiring Limitless Possibilities, Bringing Our Best Selves to Life.
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