Honeymoon Happiness: Ireland and Norway

Jeff and I took our belated honeymoon in February to Norway and Ireland. Last April, prior to our engagement, I found a $280 round trip flight from New York to Oslo on Norwegian Airlines, a budget international carrier, through theflightdeal.com.  I jumped at the chance, booking two tickets before I’d done any research.   It…

Hoover Dam Marathon

Last December, a few weeks after Jeff and I married, we traveled together for a pseudo-honeymoon (because no true honeymoon should include a marathon…).  I signed up for the Hoover Dam Marathon, a race that begins in scenic Lake Mead National Park, Nevada.   My mom gifted us one week in a condo on the Las…

Little Rock Marathon

Last week, I ran the Little Rock Marathon in Arkansas’s capital city.  It was a delight! Each year, the race organizers plan the race around a central theme and each year, the medals increase in size.  This year’s theme was “Game On” and everything was designed or decorated to look like game pieces from popular…