4 months+ of training – including a half-marathon PR, a 3rd place 30K finish, and many other running firsts – all led towards my first ever Boston Marathon, the culminating experience after all that hard work. The joy I felt throughout my running preparation and upon completion of this race is hard to describe, but […]
Boston Marathon 2019
(AP) — Today is Sunday, April 21, the 111th day of 2019. There are 254 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 21, 1789, John Adams was sworn in as the first vice president of the United States. On this date: In 1509, England’s King Henry VII died; he was succeeded […]
This year, Easter Sunday falls on April 21, and both TGI Friday’s and Buffalo Wild Wings should be open for lunch and dinner service.
It was 10 years ago, in 2009, that Jared and I ran our first full marathon. I finished in 4:28:33 @ 10:15/mile. It was an impossible dream then, but that’s when qualifying for Boston became a whisper of a goal in my heart as I chiseled away at my finish times. For over 10 years, […]
The Trail Animals Running Club’s ninth annual TARC Spring Classic 50K, marathon, half marathon and 10K took place on Saturday, April 20, 2019, in Weston, Mass.
I remember September 11, 2001. Terrorists hijacked civilian airlines and flew them into the two World Trade towers and the Pentagon. A fourth plane crashed into a Pennsylvania field after the hijacked passengers heroically overcame their captors. Late in the day, our phone rang. It was a friend informing us that four of the passengers […]
A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday. 1) Attorney General William Barr, flanked by Edward O’Callaghan, Acting Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General (L) and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, speaks at a news conference to discuss Special Counsel Robert Mueller s report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential race, in Washington, April 18. Photo: REUTERS/Jonathan […]
Today in History Today is Sunday, April 21, the 111th day of 2019. There are 254 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 21, 1789, John Adams was sworn in as the first vice president of the United States. On this date: In 1509, England’s King Henry VII died; he was […]
The 15th Annual KACC Business, Community & Healthcare Expo and Taste of Kent 2019 was a great success thanks to many people, organizations and groups. The board would not be able to plan and carry out such an event without the efforts of many others. Although Mother Nature was the most beautiful and warmest Saturday […]
What can I say about the Boston Marathon that hasn’t been said or told by like a thousand other people? Background I started running during the summer of 2010. My husband and I started volunteering at church and the volunteer coordinator asked us to join the church running group he lead. They were beginning a […]