Category Archives: traveling

No PR, but a winner

All of the weeks of running and preparation culminated on Sunday when race day finally arrived. We spent the weekend at the Woodchip Campground in nearby Byron Center. It turned out to be a good fall camping weekend and a … Continue reading

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Running errands with the Amish

My Friend Kristin is the type of person who will make friends with anyone. If you ever attend a party at her home, this fact will be evident. You’ll meet people from every background ranging from a Jewish attorney who … Continue reading

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The tasty side of Juneau

I tasted my first Alaskan brewed beer when we were in Denali. They had the White Ale from the Alaskan Brewing Company on tap so I decided to give it a try. I’m more of wine drinker than beer drinker, … Continue reading

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The most amazing endurance athletes I’ve ever met

The day that I was most anticipating since we started planning our trip to Alaska was the day we would spend in Juneau because of the awesome excursion I found. I had an Alaska bucket list in my head and … Continue reading

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Sightseeing train and run in Skagway

While planning our trip to Alaska I heard many time that Skagway is the place “catch the gold rush excitement.” I didn’t know much about the Yukon Gold Rush, or Skagway for that matter, but we were set to learn … Continue reading

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Magical run in an even more magical place

The luck we had in Denali weather-wise continued for the cruise portion of our trip with the exception of the first day at sea when we were scheduled to sail to Hubbard Glacier. The fog was too dense and we … Continue reading

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Vacation hangover

Our Alaskan adventure is over. We arrived home late Wednesday night and are still recovering from the lack of sleep caused by long days packed with lots of fun. Thank God for the four-day holiday weekend before we head back … Continue reading

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