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Spring Break 2016: Petco Park and Craft Breweries

Another beautiful day in Southern California. It was day two of our Spring Break living the Cali life and we decided to head back to San Diego with a few options in mind. We were interested in a tour of … Continue reading

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Spring Break 2016: San Diego Zoo

The trumpeting sound of the elephants and the swinging sensation from monkeys and other primates were calling our name! Our first day of Spring Break in southern California was spent exploring all the animals at the San Diego Zoo. And … Continue reading

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Spring Break 2016: California Dreaming

This year for Spring Break, we contemplated going back to Puerto Rico or another island in the Caribbean. Maybe Costa Rica would be nice again or trying somewhere new like Panama could be adventurous. Flights were looking pricey to all … Continue reading

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Switzerland: The last morning in Neuchatal

The extended weekend in Switzerland for Zander and I was ending soon. While Merri Beth was staying in Neuchatal through Friday, Zander and I had a full day of adventure ahead of us that included castles, trains, airplanes, and sunsets.

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Switzerland: The capital city of Bern

Our time in Switzerland continued in Bern and Neuchatal. We enjoyed some snowboarding and skiing in St. Moritz then we enjoyed the views on the Glacier Express. Now it was time to explore the capital city and take a ride to … Continue reading

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Switzerland: All Aboard for the Glacier Express

Our extended weekend and journey in Switzerland continued aboard the Glacier Express. The world famous “slowest express train” would take us from the eastern part of the country, through the Swiss Alps with the end destination of Zermatt. The 7-hour … Continue reading

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Switzerland: Trains, mountains, and snowboarding

Switzerland was amazing. Merri Beth, Zander, and I had an opportunity to visit for a few days in January 2016. We didn’t know what to expect and we maximized our time, visiting five different cities in five days. We took … Continue reading

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Second Pint: More Brewery Exploring in Wilmington

We had a full day in front of us to explore downtown Wilmington and more breweries. Merri Beth and I were joined by her sister Jenni and cousin Nikki, to celebrate Jenni’s birthday weekend. On Friday, we explored Wilmington Brewing … Continue reading

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Brewery Exploring in Wilmington

Merri Beth and I spent a weekend in Wilmington, NC to celebrate her sister’s birthday and to explore the beer scene flowing along the Cape Fear River. From Wilmington Brewing Company to newly opened Waterline Brewing Company and a cluster … Continue reading

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Achievement Unlocked: 2015 Holiday Half Marathon Challenge

On a hilly course and unusually humid day in Durham, NC, I completed a holiday half marathon challenge that included finishing three races starting in early November and concluding in mid-December. While my times may not have have been stellar, … Continue reading

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