Travel – Adventure – Sketchy Circus

Fort Sill Sport Parachute Club #48in48 #15

While Renau and I were adventuring in Canaan Valley, we stopped at an old second hand store that was packed with interesting tidbits.  One of those tidbits was a jacket patch for a Parachute Club located at Fort Sill Ok. I thought about keeping it as it was an interesting conversation piece. But then I thought it would be a nice gesture to reach out to the club and offer to send it to them for a memory piece.  And as acts []

Movies In A Cave: The Goonies at Cascade Cave (KY)

Seeing The Goonies in Cascade Cave (part of Carter Caves in Carter County Kentucky) started by seeing an event notification on Facebook. A number of my adventures start that way.  I will click “interested” and as the reminders come in I evaluate my interest and proximity to the event.  If the stars align, I go all in. The stars aligned with this event and I am so pleased.  Friends of Carter Caves set up the event.  Cascade Cave is one of a number []

I Am A Victim Of My Circumstances (or) How I Survived My First Half Marathon

This blog will be long, self-serving and all about running in New York City.  If you have issues with any of those, just move along to the next post….  Oh, you’re still reading?  Well, ok then, continue at your own risk. On March 15th, I was able to say that the longest run I had ever taken in my life was seven miles.  March 16th, surrounded by friends (both old and new), I participated in the 2014 NYC Half Marathon.  I never []

That One Moment In Time….

Where was I this day last year?  Well, I had a helluva weekend in skydives.  The weather was hotter than Hades.  I was about ready to be inducted into the Rodriguez Brothers.  But those are only small details.  You see, the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend 2012 was “the first day of the rest of my life”. I was sitting at the plastic green table just inside the kitchen area of the DZ.  I found myself drinking Bud Platinum from blue bottles, []