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Try this Hike: Billy Goat B Trail (Potomac, MD)

Try this Hike: Billy Goat B Trail (Potomac, MD)

We went for this hike on a gorgeous day in January. It was unseasonably sunny and warm, so we made last minute decision to go the day before. Our group had two small kids and three adults. There are some scrambly parts, but our five […]

Race Report: SavageMan Tri

Race Report: SavageMan Tri

What a weekend!  Kim and I traveled to Western Maryland last weekend for the 5th anniversary of the SavageMan Triathlon Festival. The races are held in Garret County, near Wisp Ski Resort. On Saturday, the race weekend starts with a 30.0 mile Olympic Triathlon. Jeff, […]

Training update…

Training update…

…Or maybe a lack thereof. Last weekend, I went on a friend’s bachelor party canoe/camping trip.  We left for Harper’s Ferry Saturday morning, got bused up the Shenandoah River,  and dropped of 30 miles upstream from where they would pick us up the next day.  […]

Race Report: NJ State Tri

Race Report: NJ State Tri

In case you didn’t notice, I’m a little behind on my blogging.  Sorry about that. A while ago (aka like three weeks ago), I competed in the NJ State Triathlon in the Olympic Distance.  The race was a 1500m swim, 25.5 mile bike, and a […]

Race Report: Assateague Assault

Race Report: Assateague Assault

This past weekend, I competed in the Assateague Assault Sprint Triathlon with a 1/2 mile swim, 13 mile bike, and 5k run.  In some ways, this race was better than TriRock, but in other ways, not so much. I arrived at the Assateague State Park […]

Garden Update

Garden Update

Summer is just about here and our little balcony garden is really getting in to full swing. The heirloom tomatoes that we planted from seeds are starting to produce fruit. I have another cherry tomato plant that we bought a week or two ago. It’s […]

Race Report: TriRock Annapolis

Race Report: TriRock Annapolis

Yesterday I finished my first Triathlon ever. It was a Sprint Triathlon with a 500 meter swim, 12 mile bike, and 3.1 mile run.  I always complain that I’m not really a fan of running or swimming, but I will say that the race was […]

Garden Day

Garden Day

Today was Garden Starting Day.  Not for the tomato plants we started from seeds, but for some other plants.  We bought a green pepper plant and some basil and cilantro plants at the farmer’s market this morning.  Then we went to Home Depot to get […]