2014 July 03

On our way back to St. Augustine from our Florida wilderness retreat, we pulled over at the County Line in Hastings, Florida to stop at an acclaimed Farmer’s Market, literally called the County Line. We made out like bandits picking up potatoes, squash, beets, spinach, onions, tomatoes, mango and more for a mere $12. We…

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2014 August

Yesterday, I revisited several “On the Run” highlights from the first six months of Vegan on the Run. Since at the heart of each and every one of my days is plant-based cuisine, today I’ve decided to revisit the recipes that I’ve shared thus far. And so, I present to you a visual recap of the spread of vegan eats…

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vegan travel

“The proverbial fork in the road suddenly slapped me in the face. In front of me, in the distance, my current life—once defined by a comfortable job, a comfortable apartment, and a comfortable relationship—and that of a new path filled with unknown adventure, storybook romance, and full-time travel. There was no question; with absolutely every…

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St. Augustine Half Marathon

A 5:30 a.m. wake up call. Coffee in the dark. Watching the sun slowly rise up to greet the day. Nervous energy boxed up, ready to be released. National Anthem blaring. Hands over hearts. Feet inching closer and closer to the start line. Bending down and checking your laces one last time. The rush that envelops your entire…

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oldest city

The cat’s out of the bag. I’m moving across the state from the upside of Florida (Pensacola) to the other side of Florida (St. Augustine) in just three short weeks. I began falling for St. Augustine (and one of its inhabitants) back in March during my spring break visit and have been back and forth across the state…

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fall training

You know those people who display 13.1 stickers proudly on their back windshield? Well, I’m one of them. Since the moment I crossed the finish line of my first half marathon back in 2010, I’ve recognized 13.1 as a magical distance. However, after running the Nashville Country Music Marathon (my first 26.2) in April of this year, I have…

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On Being Yourself and Doing What You Love

Things tend to fall to pieces before they come together. Then suddenly, the growing pains sprout new blooms. My life has been and remains a testament to this cycle, and probably will be as long as I live, or at least, as long as I continue to challenge my own existence. At the beginning of June, I turned 28, officially accepted a…

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