Monthly Archives: May 2017

Happy Memorial Day! / Autism 5k / Run Through the Jungle

28 May, 2017            Happy Memorial Day! / Autism 5k / Run Through the Jungle  Some friends and I (some strangers too) did the 2017 Autism Society of Central Virginia 5K Run/Walk yesterday at Innsbrook in Glen … Continue reading

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Big Mike Biathlon

21 May, 2017            Big Mike Biathlon My Dad enjoyed shooting rifles, pistols and shotguns his whole life. I did a lot of that from my early teens until I married in mid-1987, but slowed down after … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

14 May, 2017 Happy Mother’s Day!   I did a post with the same title a year ago. None of us had any reason to believe it would be her final Mother’s Day. Last year on Mother’s Day mom went swimming … Continue reading

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Three decades of triathlon, and another snake!

7 May, 2017             Three decades of triathlon, and another snake! I was hiking with the dogs Saturday morning when a woman named Pam pointed out a  baby Barred Owl on one side of the trail: … Continue reading

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