Training update

It’s been awhile since I’ve blogged, so I figured now was the time for a few updates on how my cycling is progressing…. To all that haven’t heard, I got my ticket into the Leadville Trail 100 MTB Race on Feb. 15th, this is a lottery drawn event, I had no expectations of getting in, … Continue reading

The Arts and Outdoors of Burnsville, NC

Mid-April found us heading to new territory in North Carolina.  We stayed in the upper level of a lovely round house with panoramic views of the Black Mountains (VRBO #371267, if you’re interested, but be warned of the steep, rocky driveway). It was the perfect spot for some rest and relaxation, removed from town, quiet … Continue reading

Early Spring in Evansville

In early April, we returned to Evansville…just in time to leave for a bike race in St. Louis!  Eric was excited to rejoin his teammates in one of their first races of the year.  Go Team Guitar Lab! We had a great Italian meal with old friends and teammates in St. Louis, and returned to … Continue reading

Three Days in Dayton

You might be wondering about this stop; Dayton isn’t exactly a booming tourist destination.  Our draw was a financial and investing conference for Holly: the University of Dayton’s Redefining Investment Strategy Education (RISE) 2013 Conference.  It was amazing. The conference began with a prerecorded opening message from Ben Bernanke, followed by discussion and debate from … Continue reading

Washington, PA

In late March, we visited Eric’s first cousin, once-removed, Gayle, and her husband, Bill in the beautiful country of western Pennsylvania.  Spring had been following us slowly up the East Coast for a couple of months now, but it lagged behind us at this point – PA was still downright cold. For the first few … Continue reading