In the spirit of Oiselle's WheelsUP17 AND Destroy/Create campaigns I've spent quite a bit of time (like all of January) ruminating on my goals for the year. Running:Run a sub 2-hour halfRun a sub 26 min 5KGo to RRCA training Life:Pay off Jon's school loansRead 12 booksBlog more!! Travel: (these are mostly planned!)Visit friends in … Continue reading BIG GOALS 2017!
Charlottesville, VA | October 28-30, 2016 | A weekend to celebrate my oldest friend getting hitched! Kate and I have known each other since we were 9 when she invited me over to play dress-up one day after school. I was the new kid and she took a chance on me- as we call it … Continue reading Kate’s Bachelorette!
Vancouver, BC, Canada | August 11-15, 2016 | Alright folks! I spoke of redemption after last year's trip and I got it (sort of) this year PLUS I brought along Wynsor to make it more fun. 🙂 Thursday dawned early as once again I was flying out of Charlotte so up and out the door … Continue reading Van City Remix
July 14–18, 2016 - Paris Day 1We had to be up super early to fly to Paris. We luckily had airport transfer so our car picked us up at 4:30am and then we were off to the airport! We were arriving on Bastille Day and so weren't sure what to expect as far as security, … Continue reading Paris
July 12-13, 2016 - Dublin Our last two days in town but we got to celebrate our anniversary there! Day 9We awoke in Galway and after an early breakfast we hit the road to travel across the country back to Ireland. Jon was so excited about leaving our rental car behind! Of course we hit … Continue reading Ireland- Dublin
July 11, 2016 - The Aran Islands and GalwayToday was our last day in more rural Ireland before heading back to Dublin. Norma, our host, prepared another delicious Irish breakfast and then we were off to the port to catch a ferry over to the Aran Islands. We had about a 45 minute drive to … Continue reading Ireland Day 8
July 10, 2016 - Cliffs of Moher, The Burren, Galway Up and at 'em early this morning as we had to eat our irish breakfasts, repack and get to our first stop by 9am. We knew it would be crowded and we wanted to get there before the tour buses because you gotta have space … Continue reading Ireland Day 7
July 9, 2016 - Limerick, Ennis, Doolin Onward! Again we saw so much of Ireland but there is still so much more to take in. Each post I write up I'm thrown back into our memories of the the trip and all the wonderous places we saw. Now- we woke up in Killarney on Day … Continue reading Ireland Day 6
July 8, 2016 - Dingle! Day #5 dawned and we headed out for a run in the park. It was beautiful but so. many. bugs. I swear I was swallowing them the whole time we ran- but at least we got in 6 miles and I got to run in one of the prettiest places … Continue reading Ireland Day 5
July 6, 2016 - Blarney Castle, Cork, Kinsale One of things I had promised myself I would do while we were on vacation was run. I packed clothes that could be worn both out and running as well as my shoes. I had looked up run routes in many of our spots and I was … Continue reading Ireland Day 3