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    Musings: It Isn’t Fall Without Apple Hill

    Do you have Fall traditions?! If you live in or near Sacramento, I’m sure you travel to Apple Hill at least once a year. If you’re lucky (and brave), you go more. What is Apple Hill, you may ask? It’s rolling hills of apple orchards, pumpkin patches, and Christmas tree farms in Camino, California. Home of apple fritters the size of your face and an endless supply of apple donuts and apple cider. Among other things…such as arts and crafts for sale, homemade everything, and a classic Fall day with family and/or friends. It’s basically a Fall staple for any Northern Californian. From Sacramento, it’s only about a 45 minute drive…on a good day. I could…

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    Rose & Thorn [26]

    Sorry, a date late…dang head cold got the best of me yesterday 🙁 The last weekend of normalcy… Rose: Completing a full week of marathon training! Thorn: Damn head cold… Weekend collages are a must! This is the last weekend, before the whirlwind of the holiday’s sweeps us into an oblivion. It starts with Thanksgiving, then black Friday, then CIM, then all the holiday parties, then Christmas, then NYE. Then, if you’re like me, you’re in a holiday hangover for a week or so. Then it’s back to the normalcy that was this weekend. FRIDAY Wish I had something fun or cool to report. Nope, wasn’t feeling the best, so…

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    Race Recap: Apple Hill Harvest Run 3.5 Miles

    The Now I get why they call it Apple HILL! My love for Apple Hill has an all new level of appreciation. I never stopped to think why it was called Apple HILL. Yes, apples…they are everywhere and I eat them in copious amounts when I’m there. But never did I pay attention to the “HILL” part of the name. Even when you are driving through the town, you don’t pay attention, because you are normally going at snail pace due to the traffic. Oh, but it’s a whole different story when you race here. Lesson learned! I’ve been dying to do an AH run and it finally worked in…