September 8, 2022: Conwy, Wales. The morning rain had passed, and blue skies began to peek through the clouds. Conwy Mountain was calling; time for a run!
“And we run because we like it, through the broad bright land”
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― Charles Hamilton Sorley, “Song of the Ungirt Runner“
Aug 16, 2022: London, England. Tourists were already swarming Southbank as I started my morning Thames Run; I felt like a half-back, trying to hit a gap in the line just to gain a few yards.
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June 3, 2022: Andorra. Jean and I added Andorra, another European micro-state, to our “been there” list. Tiny Andorra, population 80,000, has an area of only 181 square miles.
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May 1, 2022: Luxembourg Run. Luxembourg is a stunning city, one of the most beautiful we have seen anywhere. And this morning, the sun is dodging clouds while the flowers shine a light all their own. It is a perfect day for a run!
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April 12, 2022: 2021 Travel Recap. The skies are blue, and the weather is warming again in Charlotte. We can hear joyous kids in the park and live music playing as we pack for our 2022 trip. More on that later, but first, I thought I’d share a summary recap of 2021 travels.
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Running 2021 Highlights: What a phenomenal year! And yes, I am referring to 2021. For the second time in my life, I “collected runs” from 52 different places in 52 consecutive weeks. Not bad for a year that included 2 months of downtime for surgery and a host of COVID travel restrictions.
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