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Hiking and the Blue Ridge Parkway

I have always looked back at my time in Roanoke last year with only one regret. I ran on the Blue Ridge Parkway but didn’t get to drive any of it. If it had been a different season when I was in Asheville mid-March, I would have driven the Blue Ridge between the two cities… Continue reading Hiking and the Blue Ridge Parkway

Fitness · Just my Thoughts

Asheville Marathon and Half at Biltmore Estate – Race Recap

Grab a snack and cup of coffee. This one’s a long recap. I loved this race and there will be more coming about the trip to Asheville. I do want to say that I was part of a group of 18 ambassadors for this race and did receive my race entry free due to helping… Continue reading Asheville Marathon and Half at Biltmore Estate – Race Recap

Just my Thoughts · Religion


Tomorrow starts the church season of Lent. Lent is a season for reflection and repentance. It leads up to the most important Christian observance – Easter. People, especially those who do not associate themselves with a church or with faith, tend to think Christmas is the most important church holiday. No! We are an alleluia… Continue reading Pancakes

Book Reviews

Superior Justice – A Book Review

Years ago, probably more than 16 years, a friend of mine recommended Jan Karon’s novels about an Epsicopalian priest in a small North Carolina town. The setting enamored me and the characters, particularly Father Tim, had me buying the entire series and all those books associated with the series. I think I may have found… Continue reading Superior Justice – A Book Review