Category Archives: triathlons

Every single person was nice

6 May, 2018            Every single person was nice Every single person I’ve met this week was nice. I flew twice at Heart of Virginia Aviation. I went shooting once at Colonial Shooting Academy. Evelyn and I … Continue reading

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 YW84JOY

17 September, 2017            YW84JOY I couldn’t get that thought out of my head this morning in Manteo, NC. It’s a license plate I saw, many years ago. Sound it out – you’ll understand the sentiment. That’s … Continue reading

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Birthday dinner – flying lesson – triathlon – pass the buck

27 August, 2017            Birthday dinner – flying lesson – triathlon – pass the buck   This week, where do I begin? Evelyn and I celebrated my 56th birthday at L’opossum on Wednesday evening. My friend Andrew … Continue reading

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Cobbled together

25 June, 2017 Cobbled together I was hiking Saturday morning. Sometimes there are no words: I took that picture when we arrived around 10:15. We hiked for over an hour and we were almost at the parking lot when a … Continue reading

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I held hands with STRANGERS!!!

18 September, 2016            I held hands with STRANGERS!!! That’s where my thirty year career as a triathlete led me last night and Friday night.   Standing in a circle around a dining room table filled with … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

8 May, 2016            Happy Mother’s Day! My mother and I both went swimming this morning. Unfortunately, she was swimming at a pool near her home in the Shenandoah Valley and I was swimming in Lake Anna … Continue reading

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Tentacles and a triathlon in Windy Wellington

17 April, 2016 Tentacles and a triathlon in Windy Wellington This week a friend sent an email called “Almost like Finding Nemo” with a link to an article titled (legitimately) Inky The Octopus Breaks Out Of Aquarium, Makes Way To … Continue reading

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