Tag Archives: Central Florida

Ready For Battle

When I was taught how to drive my step-dad made sure I knew how to be a defensive driver as much as a law abiding driver. He put me through the ringer during my driving lessons with him, but it made me stronger as well as proud of the extra gray hairs I caused him […]

Sprinkle, Sprinkle…Splash, Splash

Summer in Orlando can go one of two ways. It either rains almost every single day or we are in a drought and have fires starting in every direction you look. Either way it will always be at least the following: hot and humid! Each summer hundreds of thousands of travelers converge on the Central […]

Dear Neighbor, Hope Is Still Alive!

As everyone started the rebuilding process here in Central Florida, Hurricane Ivan showed up on the radar in early September of 2004 and quickly became the 10th most intense Atlantic hurricane ever recorded when it reached Category 5 strength. Initially Ivan moved through the Gulf of Mexico and headed northwest dropping massive amounts of rain […]

Who Steps Up When Everyone Else Leaves?

With the Tower of Terror 10 Miler right around the corner, I’ve been spending a fair amount of my time out hitting the pavement to train. Running outside is always my preference so that I can take in the scenery instead of staring at the same spot on the wall while on a treadmill. However, […]