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No Huckleberry Trail Run For Me

This weekend we were back in Blacksburg for Virginia Tech’s Homecoming game against the University of North Carolina.  Our first order of business was to find a restaurant that could seat 14 people in less than two hours.  Champs Sports Bar was up to the task and seated us immediately!  While we were eating, who […]


2013 Hokie Half Marathon Race Recap

Why was I so happy at 5:30 in the morning?  The day I’d been waiting for since April was finally here, that’s why! And I’d just checked the temperature for the 7 AM race start, and it couldn’t have been more perfect! Everyone in our group had snagged Lot A parking passes (the lot closest […]


Picture This Huckleberry Trail Run

In anticipation of running the Hokie Half Marathon this fall with Meagan on the Huckleberry Trail, I am going to take you on a run on the 5.76-mile trail that runs from Christiansburg to Blacksburg… The Virginia Anthracite Coal and Rail Company tracks were removed and the Huckleberry Trail was built back in 1966. Bill and […]


Virginia Tech 3.2-Mile Run in Remembrance

Yesterday afternoon we drove to my favorite place on earth, Virginia Tech.  I absolutely loved going to school at Tech, and I even met my husband there!   We were thrilled when Joseph, our oldest son, decided to attend VT; and even more thrilled when he met Julie, ‘the cutest and sweetest girl in the world’ […]

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