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Wicked Wine Run

Wicked Wine Run

Just a little over two weeks after Cowtown, I had a bike wreck and really banged up my right knee. It hurt so bad to wear pants that I actually wore a dress to work! The injury caused me to take a little break from […]

Cowtown Challenge: 5K and Half Marathon

Cowtown Challenge: 5K and Half Marathon

The last weekend in February, I completed the Cowtown Challenge by completing a race on each day. Saturday, I ran the adult’s 5K. I took it slow and didn’t have to walk at all. A lot of the course was downhill, and I think I […]

Week 2 – Landscape: Traditional

Week 2 – Landscape: Traditional

Ok, so second week into the challenge, and I’m already behind. I didn’t get a chance to take my Nikon out yesterday, but I did take a panorama of Marine Creek Lake with my phone while I was on my long run.

Week 1 – Portrait: Self-Portrait

Week 1 – Portrait: Self-Portrait

I decided to do a 52-week photography challenge for 2016. The first week is a self-portrait. I used the self-timer for the first time, and I used my speedlight since I was indoors.

Pumpkin Spice 10K (aka My First 10K!)

Pumpkin Spice 10K (aka My First 10K!)

On November 21, I ran my very first 10K – the Pumpkin Spice 10K in Fort Worth. We had a cold front blow in that morning, so it was windy and cold. It wasn’t bad while running, but I think it got colder and windier […]

Turner Falls

Turner Falls

On October 10, we went to Turner Falls, Oklahoma with some friends. We parked in the lot near the entrance and walked. Our first stop was the castle. The kids seemed to really enjoy climbing around in it. Some of the stairs were steep! We […]

Rahr Oktoberfest 5K

Rahr Oktoberfest 5K

On September 26, I ran the Rahr Oktoberfest 5K for the first time. It was so much fun, and I got a PR! In fact, I was having so much fun that the only photo I took was the one of my watch when I […]

North Carolina Vacation – Waterfalls

North Carolina Vacation – Waterfalls

I love waterfalls! I love taking photos of waterfalls! So, our last day in Asheville, we visited waterfalls. We drove to Whitewater Falls, near the South Carolina border. It is a short hike from the parking lot to Upper Whitewater Falls. The best vantage point […]

North Carolina Vacation – Blue Ridge Parkway

North Carolina Vacation – Blue Ridge Parkway

On our second full day in Asheville, we drove southwest on the Blue Ridge Parkway. It was cool and cloudy. We stopped at most of the overlooks. We left the parkway for a quick side trip to Looking Glass Falls. Back on the parkway, a […]

North Carolina Vacation – Chimney Rock State Park

North Carolina Vacation – Chimney Rock State Park

I’m finally getting around to writing about our vacation we took in June. We decided to drive back to Asheville, NC, and do the things we didn’t get around to doing the last time we visited. At the top of that list was Chimney Rock […]