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Archive for April 2009

A Weekend At Camp

April 30, 2009

This past weekend, a mere few days after my marathon, I hopped in my car and drove 10 hours to my camp. It’s called Camp Sandy Cove and I have been involved with the camp, as a camper and as a staff member, for over 10 years. Over that time I’ve grown a ton, gone […]

Boston. Check.

April 21, 2009

It’s probably too soon to fully appreciate what I did today but I wanted to write about it while it was fresh in my mind. Today I completed my first Boston Marathon. I ran it in 3 hours, 6 minutes and 29 seconds. That time is just over a minute faster than my Qualifying time […]

Running Boston.

April 18, 2009

On Monday I will be running in my first ever Boston Marathon. It is a big deal. For many people the idea of running 26.2 miles without stopping is not just unexciting but unfathomable. I hope to show with this entry why I am tremendously excited to run in this race. The Boston Marathon is […]

Talking to God in a Convenience Store.

April 13, 2009

In the past year or so it has been my unfolding habit to blog about spiritual things on major Christian holidays (pretty much Christmas and Easter). So here we go again, enjoy. Last night I worked the night shift at my job. My own store closes at midnight, but many of my company’s stores are […]

Going to Sokolov!

April 8, 2009

Big news came today in my email. TeachOverseas completed its team formation process and has figured out where to put teachers for next year. I got the email today. I don’t have many details just yet but here’s what I know. I have been assigned to the town of Sokolov. It is in the far […]

Nostalgia trip

April 4, 2009

Have you ever had a trip down memory lane? You’ve taken a second and just remembered a time in your life at a certain place with certain people and it was all just really good? I had one of those moments last night. It was random and kept me up late looking at pictures but […]