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Update from Glasgow!

With 7,500 athletes and officials from 71 Counties/Territories the Commonwealth Games Athlete Village is exactly that…an actual village! Complete with 700+ housing units, multiple dining areas, cafes, bars, gyms, recreation centres, retail shops and a medical facility this place is humming 24 hours a day. 817 more words

Missing the 615

How could you not miss a view like this? While it has felt absolutely amazing to be home in Nola, I have also found myself missing little things about Nashville. 474 more words

steeple chase

Edgar Degas painted Scene from the Steeplechase for a Salon exhibition in 1866. Mary Cassatt wanted to purchase the painting for her brother, but Degas kept the work in his studio, basically repainting every darn inch. 75 more words


Race Update - Switzerland is good to me

Switzerland has been good to me. Two summers ago I came to Luzern completely new to the whole European racing scene. I had no idea how it all worked and I had no idea about the “politics” involved. 835 more words

Planes, Trains & Ridiculously Expensive Coffee!

After a 10 hour flight from Vancouver to Paris aboard the luxury airliner Air Transat, a 4 hour layover in Charles De Gaulle airport (I’ve seen better airports) and a 50 min flight to Zurich, I was pretty much wrecked. 665 more words

And then there were two

This hurdles race from France is just crazy! Who designed the course? The attrition rate for riders and horses is ridiculous.