DJ’s Crew Well Represented at MS Walk

DJ's Crew

Devin told me he thought raising even $5,000 was being hopeful for the MS Walk. He raised over $10,000. And DJ’s Crew all got together to walk with him this weekend at the MS Walk.  More...

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Najwa and Nduku
By David Gaines On Tuesday, May 21st, 2013
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Nduku Says Bye Bye to Sulfates, Parabens and Her Hair!

She’s been talking about it for weeks, perhaps months, and finally did it. When I first met Nduku, she was a creamy crack addict. Been an addict since a teenager. Slowly but surely, though, she started More...

RunKeeper Route - 07 April 2013
By David Gaines On Sunday, April 7th, 2013
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Quarter of Monthly Goal Complete

Spent the weekend in Fayetteville, NC; the ladies and I were visiting my mom. When we got back, I took a little 4.77 mile stroll to stay on pace for my monthly goal.  More...

RunKeeper - 03 April 2013
By David Gaines On Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013
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Adding 4.75 Miles to a Goal of 50 Miles Walked in April

One of the features of RunKeeper, like most of these apps, is the ability to set goals. I mostly ignored the feature, not thinking I was really going to get into this exercising thing, but there’s something More...

RunKeeper Route for 01 April 2013
By David Gaines On Monday, April 1st, 2013
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First RunKeeper Activity of the New Month

It was a month ago that I learned of and starting using RunKeeper. The first week I had it I used it pretty much every week. Then, I don’t know what happened. Maybe it was the blisters on my feet. Maybe More...

Runkeeper Route: March 29, 2013
By David Gaines On Friday, March 29th, 2013
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The Three Mile Walk Home

After visiting the doctor the other day and hearing his subtle hints that I’ve been fortunate to have good health but things change as you pass 40, which is coming up next year, it’s becoming a focus More...

RunKeeper - 26March2013
By David Gaines On Tuesday, March 26th, 2013
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Mapping a Just Under Two Mile Walk Home

Ever since I was a little kid, I was amazed by maps. I would read atlases as if they were novels. It was like each country, city, street, city block told a story. I’d see how the lines representing roads More...

RunKeeper - 23March2013
By David Gaines On Saturday, March 23rd, 2013
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Breaking In The New Nikes With a 6.29 Mile Walk Across DC

Though walking in Tims isn’t the ideal scenario, I think it was more painful for the lady than for me. So painful [or is it pitiful?] that she bought me a pair of Nikes. What would I do without her, other More...

Runkeeper Map
By David Gaines On Wednesday, March 6th, 2013
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No Snow In Sight After 6.79 Mile Saunter through Downtown Washington, DC

We were expecting 3-8 inches of snow. At times the forecast said up to a foot. Before the clouds even appeared on the radar the federal and local governments shut down, schools shut down, snow plows and salt trucks More...

RunKeeper Route on March 4, 2013
By David Gaines On Monday, March 4th, 2013
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The Scenic Route Home

I started using RunKeeper, more so because I’m fascinated by the technology than an attempt to get in better shape, though I don’t mind the added benefits. Usually I’ll take the train to Stadium-Armory More...