Running the Chicago Marathon with Big Shoulders

Chicago Marathon Training in the Cayman Islands

Time helps ease the pain, or at least forget the pain. My first encounter with this Greek tradition called the marathon was the Music City Marathon in Nashville back in April of 2004. It kicked my butt and didn’t even remember my name. That is why I prefer to stick to half that distance like […]

Kia Orana Rarotonga - Our First Destination - Cook Islands

Rarotonga, Cook Islands

Hello y’all! Nadine and I finally arrived to Rarotonga and the Cook Islands last Monday. We are happy to be in a rainy paradise. Quite a bit has happened since we arrived to this tiny island tucked away in the Pacific, so we will let you know what has happened. First of all, if you […]

The Road Less Traveled

Flight to the Cook Islands on around the world trip

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out. Don’t walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don’t walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk besides me and be my friend. – Albert Camus After much preparation, planning, and packing, we have finally left San […]