Exploring & Escapades

bits & pieces of my travels

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The Charles


Running the Charles River in Boston, a great way to catch up with a great friend. I love my city. 

East Chop Run




IMG_5336I love to run when I’m away from home; I just think that it’s a wonderful way to know a place, especially a new place. Typically, when I run on the island, I head south from Oaks Bluff, down the beach road toward Edgartown, but today, I wanted to try something different.

And that’s how I found myself along the edges of East Chop on a rainy Sunday morning. The woman at the front desk of the Surfside told me of a route I could take to the north, one that would lead up around the outer skirts of the bluffs that define the coast. It was beautiful; I wish pictures could capture it.

Plymouth, Thanksgiving

Pilgrim Park



RockThanksgiving morning in beautiful Plymouth, home of the Pilgrims, birthplace of the ‘first’ Thanksgiving, site of the (anti-climactic) Plymouth Rock. We began the day with a cold, early run through the past, past the rock, the Mayflower, the Monument. It’s a place full of history. Today, we were part of it. 

Canal Run

CanalRunRunning is always a great excuse to go somewhere beautiful. Seven miles comes and goes pretty quickly when this the view.


Golden Gate Bridge Run

Golden Gate BridgeThe best way to experience a place is to run across it. 

GGBridge Far

Golden Gate Bridge Run

SF Bay

Bridge Other SideOver the bridge and back, thirteen miles, because it’s easy to forget you’re running when you’re running over this.

On the Edge of the Key

Key West RunSky meets sea; morning run around the edge of the Key.



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