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Roanoke, Virginia

Roanoke is the largest city in western Virginia but not the largest in the state (that...

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Middlebury, Vermont

The first time I had heard of Middlebury, Vermont I was watching the classic George Lucas...

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Maple Leaf Marathon

As I looked out of the Lake Morey Resort bedroom window in Vermont at the start...

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Granite State Marathon

At the mass start of the Granite State Marathon with about 70 other runners listening to...

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Portland, Maine

The first and only time I had visited Portland, Maine until today was thirteen years ago,...

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Pine Tree Marathon

Since this was Marathon #1 of 4 this week, I thought it would be a good...

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Snowpocalypse!

It was my friend Raquel who first alerted me to the snowstorm that was to occur...

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A Year of Firsts

The year 2020 started well enough. We had drinks at the Magic Rat before moseying over...

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The Great Conjunction

We had just commenced our Spanish Conversation videoconference on Zoom when my friend Matt told me...