Category Archives: travel

Kickin’ it Kiptopeke Style

So, we had planned to vacation for Memorial Day weekend camping at Kiptopeke State Park.  My husband tore his ACL and had surgery on the 16th of May, so spending the weekend camping wasn’t really in the cards unless I … Continue reading

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On top of the mountain

So this past Sunday I climbed a literal mountain.  My friend, (for 18 years now!!) Kat, and I climbed Catawba mountain along the Appalachian Trail to get to McAfee Knob.  And it was worth every.single.step. We left her house at … Continue reading

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Ice falls and the AT

The weather looked perfect for the weekend, so Sunday, we went hiking.  I had just run 16 miles on Saturday, but THE MOUNTAINS WERE CALLING. I’ve been dying to check out Crabtree Falls and figured with the warm week we … Continue reading

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You can, you will.

Yesterday, I ran a half marathon personal record. 4 years ago (well, November 2013), I ran my first half marathon in 2 hour and 28 minutes.  I remember it being a huge struggle and since that time I have run … Continue reading

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Long walks along the beach

My family and I have been doing the Virginia State Park Trail Quest program for the last 2 year-ish.  Basically, you visit any of the parks and once you’ve gone to 5, 10, 20, all- there are pins.  There are … Continue reading

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