Exciting News!

I’m thrilled to tell you that I’ve been selected as an ambassador for the 2021 Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon! The Blue Ridge Marathon is held in Roanoke, Virginia, and is dubbed the world’s toughest road marathon. It is featured by Race Raves as one of the toughest road races in North America. Like mostContinue reading “Exciting News!”

The Virginia Capital Trail

Last week, I shared my excitement with you for the re-naming of the Ashland to Petersburg Trail, which will now be known as the Fall Line Trail. This is the developing north/south corridor trail in the metro Richmond area, and I can’t wait for it to be finished! Its companion in the RVA is theContinue reading “The Virginia Capital Trail”

Riding the waves…

It’s been a week, y’all. I’m just trying to muddle through like everyone else. The heat and humidity that is summer in Virginia is really wearing down on me. It’s not fun to run all these miles in this oppressive heat. I almost cried on my 6 mile run today when my NBC12 Weather appContinue reading “Riding the waves…”

Now Blooming: Pink Lady’s Slippers

Taking a pause from thinking about the virus to reflect on nature. When I was a kid, my parents would tell stories to my brother and me about how they went hiking in their younger years. They became quite skilled in finding and identifying wildflowers and birds on these adventures, and they frequently shared thisContinue reading “Now Blooming: Pink Lady’s Slippers”

History in the RVA

History in the RVA One of the wonderful things about living in the Richmond area is our rich variety of museums. Not only is it fun to run in the Museum District, it’s great to visit, too! If you love art, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is free for general admission, and they’ve gotContinue reading “History in the RVA”