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Los Angeles Marathon

March 20, 2018 Adventure and Travel

On Sunday, March 18, I successfully completed the 2018 Los Angeles Marathon. From “Stadium to Sea,” this was a really well organized event along a very scenic route; from Dodgers Stadium to Santa Monica Pier! What a great way to see LA: car free! This marathon served as training for the upcoming Coast to Coast Gravel Grinder on May 12 in Michigan (210 miles across the state from Lake Huron to Lake Michigan). My marathon goal was simple: just finishRead More

Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge

January 27, 2018 Adventure and Travel

Photographs captured on January 26, 2018 along the seven-mile Black Point Wildlife Drive at Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge.

Pictures from a Quick Trip to Northern Michigan

January 21, 2018 Adventure and Travel

Here are a few photographs from our quick trip to northern Michigan this weekend.

The 2018 Bigfoot Snowshoe Race

January 20, 2018 Adventure and Travel

Despite the unseasonably warm weather, we were fortunate enough to have enough quality snow on the trails in Traverse City for the annual Bigfoot Snowshoe Race presented by Running Fit. This race is among the biggest snowshoe races in the nation and it serves as a qualifier for the U.S. Snowshoe Association’s championship race. I ran the race once before in 2007. That was my first time on snowshoes. I ended up winning my age group, but I didn’t realizeRead More

Exploring the Ring Road in Iceland

January 18, 2018 Adventure and Travel

I’ve been remiss in sharing an update on our exploration of Iceland’s Ring Road. In fact, it’s been over seven months since our trip to the island of fire and ice. Looking back, this ranks among my favorite trips abroad. There is so much to see and experience in this small, remote nation. For one, there is an abundance of wildlife! The joke is that there are twice as many sheep in Iceland as people (total human population is underRead More

Amman, Jordan

November 27, 2017 Adventure and Travel

Images from a visit to Amman, Jordan.

Tour de Livingston Century Ride

October 8, 2017 Adventure and Travel

I enjoyed a beautiful century ride with friends during the 2017 Tour de Livingston earlier today. This was our last major ride of the season. It’s now time to turn our attention to some serious gravel grinders, including the 209-mile Coast to Coast race, in the first half of 2018.

Edinburgh, Scotland

March 4, 2017 Adventure and Travel

Photos from our recent trip to Edinburgh, Scotland.

Images of Holyrood Palace and Abbey

February 21, 2017 Adventure and Travel

Here are a few photographs from my recent visit to the Holyrood Palace and Abbey in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Paris, France (December 2016)

December 21, 2016 Adventure and Travel

Some iPhone images I took during my recent visit to Paris.