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OBX Labor Day Weekend

We were ready for a long weekend on the Outer Banks, but first, Merri Beth and I had few errands to run in Raleigh. Sunsets and long walks on the beach were on hold for a few short hours. We’d … Continue reading

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St. Martin Day Five: La Galion, Grand Case, and a Christmas Parade

Day what? For those of you paying attention to a calender, you’d know it was Sunday. For those of us on island time, we barely noticed. The weekend on St. Martin is jamming and we are part of the island … Continue reading

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St. Martin Day Three: MB’s Birthday with Butterflies

It was another beautiful day on St. Martin. And it was a special day too, because it was Merri Beth’s birthday. The entire household was up early to celebrate (we wish)—it must be the island night life. I went out … Continue reading

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St. Martin Day Two: Beaches and Airplanes

Our second full day in St. Martin started off bright and early. I was up at 6:00 am (Atlantic Time) and I went for a short run. Barefoot. On the beach. Born to run baby! After that, Zander and I … Continue reading

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Farmdog Surf Camp: Day 3

Surf camp day three in one word: Cancelled. My second choice of words: Bummer. I got the call from Aaron at 8:30 am, surf camp was cancelled today due to rough and unsafe surf conditions. I had a suspicion that … Continue reading

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OBX Sandbars and Board Shorts Day Eight: Super Saturday

A beautiful Saturday on the Outer Banks. It’s July 6, day eight for our week on the OBX. Happy Birthday to my sister, Katie, who turns the big three-oh! We had plans to beach it all day again, but we … Continue reading

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Life in Board Shorts Day Three – Snorkeling and Sand Forts

Wow! A great day on the Outer Banks. The ocean was fully cooperating and the weather was almost perfect. My day started off with a 5.7 mile run from the house to the Wright Brothers Memorial. I was up around … Continue reading

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Life in Board Shorts Day One – Outer Banks Style

Our 10-day vacation on the Outer Banks started last night when the family flew to Norfolk after a week in Boston for the Red Hat Summit and JBoss World. We landed just in time to experience some 5-o’clock traffic in … Continue reading

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Costa Rica Day 6: Playa Negra Surf and Tamarindo Sunset Cruise

It’s Friday, December 23, and our last full day in Costa Rica. I was up at 5:30 am to go surfing. I grabbed my board and made the 10-minute walk to Playa Negra. There were a handful of guys in … Continue reading

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Costa Rica Day 1: Arrival and Crosscheck

The entire family was up early getting ready to head to the airport. Our flight left RDU at 6:50 AM on December 18. We were bound for Liberia, Costa Rica for a week of vacation. Of course, the first part … Continue reading

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