Category Archives: West Virginia

Grandma’s 95th Birthday Celebration đźŽ‰

My family will be gathering for the 90th annual Smoot Family Reunion in Madison, WV soon. While the fellowship amongst family since 1929 is a rich tradition, the milestone of my Grandma, Lucy L. Smoot, turning 95 is also worthy … Continue reading

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She’s A Goal Digger

This post has been on my mind through miles of running and was written in my head long before I had the chance to sit down and purge my thoughts.  A lot has happened since the start of the school year, so as … Continue reading

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Wild, Wonderful, West Virginia

Only 5 days remaining in the school year. My summer break is going to be so lit! Summer sixteen is going to fly by, so I needed to get a jump start as the school year comes to an end.  First on my … Continue reading

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Family, Work, Training Balance

Last weekend, I made my way back to Madison, West Virgina for the 85th Smoot Family Reunion.  Smoot roots run deep. Our family’s tradition is to have a fish fry and dance on Saturday night.  Normally, it is held at … Continue reading

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