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
Manteo, North Carolina, is on Roanoke Island. It's the island before you get to the islands that make up the Outer Banks. Virginia Dare, the first English child born in the then-colonies, was born here. Manteo is also the site of the Lost Colony. Stepped in a bit of history and tourism, the town has … Continue reading SOMA: Manteo, North Carolina
For the month of July, author and entrepreneur Jesse Itzler challenged the We Do Hard Stuff group to 35 workouts and to give back to their community. I use Charity Miles, an app that donated money to charity for every mile you run, walk and bike. But, donating my time and effort locally? That was … Continue reading Adventures in blood donating
Almost every Wednesday, I walk throughout downtown Edenton, North Carolina, to deliver newspapers. There's something satisfying about walking throughout town and dropping off copies of the weekly Chowan Herald. Across the street from the newspaper's office, is the Cupola House, a historic structure that includes two beautiful gardens. The biggest one is the The Frances … Continue reading SOMA: Cupola House gardens
OK. The wind is gusting. What do I do? Tighten things up?! OK. Let's do this. Oh, crap I'm in the air again! Not good. What do I do now? JUUUUMP! Into the murky water of Edenton Bay I went as my little Sunfish capsized. The 14-foot long boat with an equally as long mast … Continue reading Sailing against perfection