Monthly Archives: July 2014

Monday Running, Biking and Rambling…

We survived an incredible night of turbulent weather.  A second string of severe storms hit around 1:30 AM.  I blissfully slept through the light show thanks to 1/2 an Ambien.  John on the other hand, did not. The power failed … Continue reading

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30,071 Steps Saturday…

As I write this, severe storm warnings are flashing on my TV and phone.  Lightening is flashing every minute or so and the low steady rumble of thunder vibrates the house.  The power of nature is amazing and scary at … Continue reading

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Is Bicycling Making a Difference…

I am not a fan of summer running!  The southern heat and humidity stifle my breathing and feel like anchors slowing down my legs.  Oh the agony of it all. Forget 5k  and 10k pace, I have what I call … Continue reading

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Roses, Mint and Parsley…

It’s no secret, I love flowers.  From tiny delicate spring blossoms to  big, bold summer flowers, I love them all. Unfortunately, I have no access to large scale flower markets here so my choices tend to be limited.  For a … Continue reading

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Weekend in the Wilderness: Backpacking, Abrams Creek…

Finally, after a three year hiatus, we completed another backpack!  On the hottest, most humid weekend (to date) of Summer 2014, we shouldered our backpacks and hit the trail with friends, Sonya and Mac. Backpack #75 is in the log … Continue reading

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Running Struggles and Family Crisis…

We have seen a lot of this around here: and last week, I was spending way too much time here: As a result, I have struggled with my running goals for the last couple of weeks, I am not very … Continue reading

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