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  • Buy this wine

    Serendipity 1. an aptitude for making desirable discoveries by accident. 2. good fortune; luck. Throughout my relationship through wine, I’ve had many serendipitous events. Some have been epic blow-outs with anything from wines dating back to the Civil War to… Read More ›

  • Week 5: Acceptance and a mojito

    Show me the way to go home I’m tired and I want to go to bed I had a little drink about an hour ago And it’s gone right to my head I’m really exhausted from work, travel, and miles… Read More ›

  • Week 4: Rough…to say the least

    I’m annoyed. I’m frustrated. I’m discouraged. I’m pissed. I’m questioning. Yup, that effectively sum up the running portion of training week 4. Coming out of week 3, I was amped up and ready to take on what, on paper, seemed to… Read More ›

  • Rewind: 33 hours in D.C.

    The past 33 hours were a mixed bag of craziness. Most notably, capped off by another successful work visit to our nation’s capital. This particular jaunt to D.C. was riddled with unique, colorful and at times taxing events. Considering I’m currently… Read More ›

  • Week 3: A fast 5K, a faster mile, and hedonistic Boston

    This week was filled with high heat, humidity, and lots of distractions. Overall, that sounds pretty similar to week 2; however for as much as Week 2 was a pain in the ass, Week 3 was awesome. Besides containing one… Read More ›

  • ‘Merica and Me

    Independence Day is my favorite holiday tied with Thanksgiving. What do they both have in common, besides a day-off from work and the obligatory gluttony ensues? They give us a time to reflect, give thanks and spend time with the ones we… Read More ›

  • Week 2: Newport, Fried Food and Le Tour

    This past week was a taxing one, both with work and running. I don’t know if it’s because of this damn tropical plume that’s settled in over the east coast drenching us in humidity and rain, or because of the… Read More ›

  • Mansions, mustaches and mischief

    June has been a long month. Between Washington DC, Albany, Boston and Newport, I feel as if I’m some sort of celebrity touring the East Coast. I just got back last evening from a couple days in Newport, RI for… Read More ›

  • Week 1: Yoga, Gnocchi and a PR

    When I creating my marathon running plan I did not notice that Week 1 was about 10 miles under my weekly average. Logically, this would lead one to think this week would be a breeze. Oddly, I am writing this… Read More ›

  • A grill, running, wine and sardines

    There are three things I love about summer (well four, but I don’t want to get yelled at): Being able to do things with the family outside, Being able to run outside (oh thank you sweet Jesus!), and Grilling! Few things in… Read More ›