Monthly Archives: November 2013

Bucket List Check Off: Run the City of Oaks

For the seventh year in a row, I’ve run in the City of Oaks half marathon. So adding this race to my fall bucket list was special. Why? Because it was my 20th half marathon—and to run that in Raleigh … Continue reading

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Bucket List Check Off: Experience and NC State Football Game

For anyone new moving to the Triangle, one of the first things you’ll hear is that you need to pick a team. Whether your fancy is football, basketball, baseball, or some other college sport, fans in the Triangle almost require … Continue reading

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Garden Report for 2013: Over 2000 Tomatoes and Peppers

It was a good year for salsa at Ramsgate Manor. It was also the first year for my garden in full sun. Last fall, we had a 70+ year old Oak tree removed that was struggling with a disease. We … Continue reading

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An NC State Sports Trifecta

On the weekend of November 2-3, the family enjoyed a trifecta of NC States sports. We started out with football game against rival UNC Chapel Hill. Then we headed over to the PNC Arena for an exhibition game the basketball … Continue reading

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My 20th Half Marathon: Raleigh City of Oaks

I have so many things to look forward to in late summer and early fall. Football season, good surf in North Carolina, and of course, race season! I maintain my running year round, but really start to focus on training … Continue reading

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