10 Miles of Asphalt Trails Between Hohenfels and Kallmunz

Beautiful VIews Between Hohenfels and Kallmunz

  If you enjoy running, cycling, or taking long walks, you’re going to love living in and traveling in Germany. There are bike paths all over in the bigger cities, and drivers are more accustomed to bike traffic on roads here than they are in the States. Even in small … Continue reading

Three Triathlons & 74 Pounds Later: The Shrinking Dad’s Story

Tri Kiddo

This is a guest post written by my college friend, Mike Franklin. Here are Part 1 and Part 2 and Part 3 of his story, and I hope you’ll come back next Friday for his final post! About 8 weeks later I started my racing season; three races in 8 weeks. I … Continue reading

How Cycling Helped Me Lose Weight: The Shrinking Dad’s Story

Covered Bridges Ride

This is a guest post written by my college friend, Mike Franklin. Here are Part 1 and Part 2 of his story, and I hope you’ll come back next Friday for Part 4! A large part of my weight loss and blood pressure dropping involved cycling. Not being from the … Continue reading

Grace in Small Things (GiST): 6/9/13

There’s so much to be thankful for this week! Mail I received two pieces of mail this week from friends in the U.S. Both of them made me happy, and — I’m not gonna lie — made me feel kind of awesome inside. I’m so lucky to have thoughtful friends … Continue reading

Grace in Small Things (GiST): 6/2/13

Hello, friends, and happy Sunday to you, In case you’re new to Marrying the Army, “Grace in Small Things” is the theme of every Sunday’s blog post here on MTA. GiST was the brainchild of a wise woman: “Schmutzie created Grace in Small Things as a daily reminder to take notice of the … Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday: Cycling to Rudesheim

Cycling from Wiesbaden to Rudesheim

On Memorial Day, we cycled 20 miles from Wiesbaden to nearby Rudesheim,
along the Rhine River. We went to the Niederburg Castle & Wine Museum,
and we enjoyed beautiful views. I’m so thankful that we spent
this Memorial Day together instead of apart!

 

Colorado Springs Bike to Work Day

I tried something completely new last Wednesday: I rode my bike to work. The 19th annual Metro Rides Bike to Work Day in Colorado Springs was originally scheduled for the summer, but the Waldo Canyon Fires forced it to be postponed. In a cruel twist of fate, the rescheduled Bike … Continue reading

Chick-fil-A Ride for Heroes

I’ve spent much of Nick’s deployment running. Training runs, social runs, and races have popped up on my calendar almost daily since March, so it’s been a fun and challenging change of pace to begin road biking this summer. I adopted my road bike, Doris, in June, and have tried … Continue reading

Surviving Deployment as an Army Wife: Exercise Helps

Alright ladies (and gents, if there are any of those reading), I’m going to be completely honest: 1. This week was a LONG one.  I worked long, intense hours this week on a new client account at work. The amount of good work we accomplished in just a few days … Continue reading

Adopting Doris

My mom just left my house after a week-long visit together. It was such a comfort having her here, and I looked forward to her visit for weeks before she arrived. Now that it’s behind us, I have to shift my eyes to the next horizon: the arrival of a … Continue reading

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