Tag Archives: Birthday

Baby Birthday Cake


Happy 20th +/- a few years birthday to Shaun! My all-star fiance. The one who deals with my whining and mess-ups and is as obsessed with coffee as me and helps me win trivia. We’ll be spending the day out celebrating at Blue Mountain Brewery [one of his favorite places in town], but I’ll give you […]

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Birthdays and Bands


“Happy 5th birthday, with a two squeezed in before the five” to the Best Man, and RJ! We celebrated both boys’ birthdays yesterday with a rainy-day cookout. There were burgers, and veggie burgers, and doritos, and festive beers. This Sam Adams seasonal was surprisingly really good. The pumpkin flavor was supplemented by what I swear […]

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We Made It!


Greetings from Virginia Beach! One of the blessings of our Bernese is he enjoys the car. We put the seats down in the back and he has full roam with no risk of falling onto the floor. He’s not quite tall enough to stick his head out the window – but he’s learning! Grady made it […]

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On Running Training and Road Trip Mixtapes


To Peek or not to Peek? When you’re preparing for a race, do you run the route beforehand? I was on the fence about testing out the Charlottesville Fall Classic [10K] route, because when I run without knowing where I’m going, it seems less painful to me [my mind works in mysterious ways]. Curiosity got […]

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