Monthly Archives: May 2014

Next Stop: The Beach!

Today after work we’re headed to the Outer Banks for my sister-in-law’s wedding!  There’s so many things I’m looking forward to about the next several days at the beach: Spending time with extended family Enjoying the gorgeous scenery and running … Continue reading

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Keeping Running Fun

Each time I go out for a run, it isn’t all about completing a run at the fastest pace possible.  For example, some workouts are hill focused, which inevitably means that my pace will be slower.  But other days I … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 4

Happy Memorial Day everybody!  While most people are spending today celebrating a day off from work, don’t forget to take a moment to give thanks for all the great service men and women who have served our country, particularly those … Continue reading

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Friday Five – May 23rd – Five Places I’m Looking Forward to Running At

Happy long weekend everybody!  If your week has been like mine, its been long, stressful, and slow moving, and you’ve been looking forward to a day off on Monday just as much as I’ve been. Next week is only a … Continue reading

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Exciting News!

The past week has been a complete whirlwind.  As I shared on Monday, we put in an offer on a townhouse Saturday morning, and found out Monday afternoon that not only were the sellers not going to counter offer like we had … Continue reading

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I’m Registered to Run with the Army!

Yesterday was the day to register for the 30th annual Army Ten Miler.  After volunteering at the race in 2013, I knew that I wanted to run it this year. In recent years, registration has opened at midnight.  Preston wanted to run … Continue reading

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How I’ve Increased My Blog Readership

Over the past several months, my blog readership has been slowly increasing.  Some of you have asked what I’ve done in order to increase my blog readership, and asked for suggestions of what you can do in order to increase … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 3

After an okay week 2 I was determined to have a better week 3 of training.  I put my mind to having a great week of training, and I’m so proud of myself for accomplishing just that! Despite how busy … Continue reading

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Friday Five – May 16th – Five Reasons to Blog

Its hard to believe it been nearly 14 months since I started blogging.  There are so many different blogs out there on nearly every topic imaginable.  While each blogger has different reasons to blog, different topics that they talk about, … Continue reading

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Today’s The Day

Today is the day I’ve been working on preparing my students for since the first day of school.  Today 59 of my students will take their AP World History exam.  For most of them, this is their first ever AP … Continue reading

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