Happy 100th Grand Canyon: And Many More?

A celebration of the Grand Canyon’s 100th Year as a National Park

Photo Journal: A Close-Up on Captiva Island, Florida, Under a Big Banyan

You never know what will come of your friendships with neighbors.  In the fall of 2002, my husband, children and I moved into a home in Northern Virginia which backed up to a much older, Antietam, farm house with trellis anchored flowers growing up the white siding layered with generations of paint.  For years we heard about her homeContinue reading “Photo Journal: A Close-Up on Captiva Island, Florida, Under a Big Banyan”

Searching for Strasser

Yesterday, I took a little field trip to witness one of the best examples of an endurance athlete the world has to offer.  I got up very early for a chance to catch a glimpse of ultra-cyclist Christoph Strasser as he headed to Annapolis, MD for another win in Race Across America.  This guys holdsContinue reading “Searching for Strasser”

RAAM Recall: Being A Team

Five years ago I was part of a winning 11 person team supporting a rookie cyclist in Race Across America (#RAAM), a 12 day bicycle race across the United States.  This race is often called the toughest bicycle race in the world because it’s non-stop, 30% longer than the Tour de France and completed inContinue reading “RAAM Recall: Being A Team”