Philadelphia Marathon and Half Marathon-The Beginning of Our Quest

Today marks exactly four years since Mike suggested the idea of beginning this quest to run a race in every state.  Here is a recap of the race that started this adventure. We had been loving running in Philly while visiting our daughters who were attending college there.  I don’t recall how we first became […]

A Week in Pictures

Even though I’ve run past this spot probably a hundred times, I was suddenly stopped in my tracks  by the combination of trees and lighting. On Tuesday, Hannah and I went to Boston and happened to arrive just when the Veteran’s Day parade was taking place.  These photos don’t convey the pride and enthusiasm that […]

Veteran’s Day Race-Delaware

In November 2012 we were in Philadelphia visiting our daughters who were both in college there.  Amelia’s “White Coat Ceremony”, which celebrated the Penn vet students’ transition from their classwork to clinical work, was on  Friday evening.   My brother and his wife joined us for the ceremony and the following celebration at The White […]


Our adventures in Michigan continued the day after running the 13.Wine Half Marathon.  We enjoyed breakfast at the Blue Plate Cafe which was just minutes from the Lakeside Inn on the Red Arrow Highway. The food was appealing and the service was prompt and friendly. At the suggestion of our new 13.Wine Half Marathon friends, Ron […]