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  • Clayton Park: Snow fun
    Clayton Park: Snow fun
    Children of all ages think snow in winter and Clayton Park in Delaware County is the place for playing in the snow. While it is the largest of the Delaware County parks, it is the landscape, or better said, land slopes that make Clayton Park a...
  • Kristin Cavallari chooses family over acting
    Kristin Cavallari putting family first, goes on acting hiatus for son and fiancé
    Kristin Cavallari is putting her family before her career, going on an acting hiatus to spend more time with her fiancé, Jay Cutler, and their 8-month-old son, Camden, according to E! News, Tuesday, April 30.The former “Hills” star...
  • Getting around the city in hills
    Navigate the hills of San Francisco in heels
    Living in San Francisco is truly a treat, but can be worrisome for this city's fashion set. There are the earthquakes that shake things up, and let’s not forget what the infamous fog can do to the hair! One of the biggest issues of...
  • Green Building Orientation
    Green Building Orientation
    In Savannah, Georgia the summers can be very hot and the winters can be cool. Building orientation and the placement of trees, hills, and adjacent buildings can adversely affect the costs to heat and cool. First, a little refresher. In the...
  • French Creek Road
    Fun two-hour rides in El Dorado Hills - part one
    El Dorado Hills serves as a convenient departure point for several rewarding road-rides in the low foothills, some of which can be completed in as little 2-3 hours while offering a few stiff climbs and pleasant scenery. This ride, which begins and...
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    Fun climbs in Folsom, part one
    Driving east on US50 from Sacramento, the first indication that the foothills - and the Sierras - are approaching is the slow, sweeping climb that starts just after the Bidwell Street exit. This busy stretch of the highway is marked by new strip...
  • A view of Folsom Lake from one of the suburban hillside developments in El Dorado Hills, CA
    Short, sharp climbs in El Dorado Hills, part one
    Sacramento cyclists know El Dorado County, in the western foothills of the Sierra Nevada, is home to some of the best rides in the area. Once you get away the main arteries of Latrobe Road, El Dorado Hills Boulevard and Green Valley Road, numerous...
  • Right after the author broke her leg skiing in Snowshoe, WV
    Dealing with injury and illness
    Just when your training was as smooth as buttercream frosting, your workouts as regular as a circadian rhythm, your muscles toned and agile, disaster strikes: a pulled muscle, tweaked knee, stress fracture, illness. Endurance athletes are more...
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    Grand opening of emergng art scene at Castleberry Point on Friday, July 9th
    work by Chris Dolan The Emerging Art Scene will be having an evening of art during the Castleberry Hill Art Stroll. Featuring work by Chris Dolan with water feature from Atlanta Water Gardens The event will feature wine tasting, Asahi beer, an...
  • Workout Wednesday: Add hills and speed to your session for the ultimate benefit
    Workout Wednesday: Hills don't have to spell hell for runners
    Workout Wednesday has come again Boston runners, and this humpday brings with it a unique hill workout to help you get to Friday faster. Hill workouts don't have to spell hell for runners, especially if you mix up the workout's terrain and...
  • Garden 10-Miler
    Garden 10-Miler
    It was a perfect day for a run in the Garden of the Gods. In fact, those gods could not have asked for better weather as summer bowed out,ushering in50-degree temps and cloudy skies that threatened rain, which never came. The 34th annual running...