COLUMBIA, N.C. -- Last week we explored Columbia, North Carolina. Just off U.S. 64, heading to the Outer Banks is a welcome center. Beside the center is the Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge. Run by the federal government, the small center offers a look at local wildlife at its welcome center. Head toward the water, … Continue reading SOMA: Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge
In Zombies, Run! season three, I did something horrible. I severely injured and maimed my friends while Moonchild, a researcher turned psycho-hippie, used her mind-control device on me. Sam Yao, one of my best friends who is the radio operator at Abel ... damn, I thought I killed him. Well, Runner 5, the listener's character … Continue reading Training Week 2: This right here
Located in Tyrrell County, Colombia is a short drive from the Outer Banks. As the county seat of one of the poorer areas in North Carolina, it's population was 810 in the 2010 census. Colombia is home to the Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge center and the Pocosin Arts School of Craft, a regional art … Continue reading SOMA: Colombia , North Carolina
Today, Mountain Kid 1 turns 12 years old. I remember at the age of 28 or so, my husband was driving up this mountain in Appalachia with a statue on top in the dead of winter. I looked at him and said that I wanted a kid by the time I was 30. Two months … Continue reading Surviving 12 years of parenting
I swear I'll never give in, I refuse. -- "Best of You," Foo Fighters So this past week marked the beginning of a new training plan. I've actually using the plan for two weeks, with the first week being an optional week. The plan was put together by my Facebook friend, Andy, at Silver Fox … Continue reading Week 1: Training to rebuild
Living in a town that was created when the United State was a British colony, let's you see all kinds of historic things. For this Seen on My Adventures, we take a look at metal -- locks, doorknobs, keyholes, cannons and the like.
Note: I originally wrote this for the Chowan Herald. This is a modified, longer version, as I had a limited time and space to write. To learn more about Run for the Fallen, visit the website. Day 116. 5,254 miles down. About 800 to go. Over 19,000 soldiers remembered. On Monday and Tuesday, Run for … Continue reading Shorts runs with Run for the Fallen