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Phoenix Pizza by elvoy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running When I do have to travel for work, I generally travel far away. This week I was in Arizona, which was a perfect recovery State after Sunday’s marathon. After accomplis ... Read on »
My biggest challenge in prep ... by elvoy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My biggest challenge in preparing for the Delaware Marathon was to change from a “just keep moving” mentality (a good strategy for the HAT Run), to a “don’t stop running” ... Read on »
Water Time by elvoy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Ever since moving to the Chesapeake Bay area nearly seven years ago, I thought a kayak would be an enjoyable way to spend time on the water. Yesterday, after mu ... Read on »
Fun Sunny Days by elvoy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running After a colder and snowier than usual January and February, April is turning out to be much warmer than normal. The chickens are free ranging and the boys and I have bee ... Read on »
Bramboracky Anyone? by elvoy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running About a month ago, I was invited to join a "super secret" potluck group at work. "Super secret" so as to keep the "riff raff" out. Generally once a week, we have a the ... Read on »
Salted Potatoes, a HAT Run Recap by elvoy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Last Saturday was the 22nd HAT Run in Maryland's Susquehanna State Park. After a colder than average winter, with much more snow than normal, Mother Nature through a curve b ... Read on »
Eggs! by elvoy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running We now have no further to travel than the back yard to pick up fresh eggs, as at least two of our four hens began laying this weekend. While much of the snow in our yard ... Read on »
Pasty Sunday by elvoy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running We ate dinner at our friends’ home this evening and enjoyed some homemade pasties. Pasties are a sort of pot pie generally made with meet and an assortment of vegeta ... Read on »
Happy New Year… by elvoy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running …Better late than never, right? Okay, so I’ve been off the grid for a while. Had (still have, actually) some computer problems, and several nice snow storms since my last po ... Read on »
Santa’s Sleigh 5K by elvoy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This morning the boys and I ran in the Santa’s Sleigh 5K. Braedon and I ran in this race last year, and it was cold again, although my wife says it was warmer this year beca ... Read on »
Winter Fun and Camping Chickens by elvoy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Perryville has had a terrible grey streak, and over the last two weeks I think I have seen the sun shine down on only two occasions. Needless to say, we’ve experienced a nea ... Read on »
Dogs and Caffeine by elvoy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running A few weeks back I was contacted by the blogger from the Coffee with a Canine blog, asking if I was interested in answering some questions for a blog post. After consulting ... Read on »
Buy Local Foods by elvoy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My friends at the Frost Bottom Farm posted a link to the Food, Inc. documentary earlier today. Scary stuff. The Omnivore’s Dilemma, by Michael Pollan, opened my eyes to the un ... Read on »
The Mason-Dixon Trail by elvoy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I have lived in Maryland for the past six years and am still learning about the places I like to visit. This week’s revelation: the trail along the river at the Susq ... Read on »
The Right to Hang…Laundry by elvoy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running A friend of mine forwarded me this ‘Right to Hang Laundry’ link today. In addition to having chickens in my backyard (and I may be pushing the interpretations of cit ... Read on »
Moving Day by elvoy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Our chickens made the big move from their brooder in the basement to their coop in the backyard today. We’ve had them since they were two-day-old baby peeps back in September ... Read on »
The Ugly Side of Beautiful by elvoy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The Chesapeake Bay offers some of the most spectacular views I have seen. Unfortunately, several of the Bay’s picturesque places are marred with trash. At first glance, ... Read on »
They Used to Look New by elvoy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It took me only two days to find some nice mud. As I just purchased my first pair of “trail” shoes over the weekend, I thought I should at least run over terrain that mi ... Read on »
A Fun Day of Errands by elvoy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Generally, I am not one to enjoy shopping, but this morning we went to two stores I like to visit; The Mill and Charm City Run. We picked up some more foo ... Read on »
Me and Joe by elvoy Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I was off from work today, which I used to complete many of our household tasks. I changed the oil in my car, painted portions of the porch railing (of all the chores of hom ... Read on »