Monthly Archives: June 2011

Fathers Day Five

17 years.  It is hard to believe that I am celebrating my 17th Fathers Day today with my wife and children.  As I write this I’m staring at 5 gifts, each from one of my 5 children.  Each package is wrapped in white paper … Continue reading

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Vacation – Relaxation – Runcation

Milepost 9.  My most favorite mile marker in the entire country.  It’s on Salter Path Road; the main road on the most southern island of the southern Outer Banks of North Carolina.  At roughly 25 miles long, it connects Emerald … Continue reading

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Jean Gann – Matriarch and Cancer Survivor

It was a hot day in August of 1986.  I was preparing to return to Tuscaloosa for my junior year at the University of Alabama after finally declaring my major to Marketing.  Excited.  Determined. Confident.  And then the most unexpected news … Continue reading

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Why I Run, An Evolution

“Why do you run Daddy?”  My 5-year-old asked me that Memorial Day morning following my 5:45 a.m., 13-mile “rave run” in the southern Outer Banks of North Carolina. My family had been there since Thursday night; our annual sabbatical from our home … Continue reading

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