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Coney Island

Brooklyn, New York


i heart new york

No other place has quite pulled at my heart like New York. My love for the sprawling, impossible city started with a key chain. 

Dad had just returned from a business trip; it was lucky, really, because I was still at that age where I selfishly expected gifts from my parents when they traveled without us. 1,041 more words


Coney Island Run

It was nice to be back in my “yard” if even for a few days.  I returned to participate in the American Educational Research Association conference and was pleased that it was in my home city.  1,012 more words

Day 97

Today I am thankful for Lafayette Coney Island!

This week was filled with so much fun as we had family in town and did a lot more than usual. 135 more words

Spring Canoeing - L.O.W.

When I lived in Kenora, Ontario in the mid 1960’s my house sat high on a hill in Norman with a great view of the… 783 more words

Lake Of The Woods;

Hiking, Coney - And More Snow!

I suppose it was overly ambitious/optimistic of me to sort through our winter clothes last week and form a neat pile to be taken to storage at our earliest convenience. 620 more words

I don't always run in a thunderstorm. But when I do I run with someone taller than me.

Weekly Recap

Runs – 4

Miles 26.44

There are now 49 days until the Brooklyn Half Marathon.  I ran the Brooklyn two years ago.  It ends at the Ferris Wheel at Coney Island on the Boardwalk and that is a mere mile from the apartment where my father’s parents lived from the 40’s until the 70’s.  225 more words