Lopez Island, Washington State – Family Property

My dad, Robert Boyce (same name as my son), purchased 10 acres on López Island in the San Juan Islands in the mid 1960s. I won’t mention the price but you will pay more for a used car now. It is a sort of pie shaped property, wide at the road and narrow at theContinue reading “Lopez Island, Washington State – Family Property”

Lucky to be Alive- Lopez Island, Washington State

In the Summer of 2007, I had just finished my first year as an assistant principal in a high school in the State of Washington. It was a challenging year as all years are as a high school administrator. My roles included: supervisión of instructors in science, math, social studies and physical education; overseeing theContinue reading “Lucky to be Alive- Lopez Island, Washington State”

Panama April 2014 with my Son Gregory Orion

In Spring of 2014, my kids and I decided that they would each choose a place to travel because their Spring breaks from school did not coincide. Greg chose Panama and Sierra chose Greece. Both excellent choices. I was living in Abu Dhabi, so first I met Sierra in Athens and then traveled back toContinue reading “Panama April 2014 with my Son Gregory Orion”

My attempt to break the five minute mile at age 45

2004 was a great year for me running. I broke three hours in the marathon and won trophies at the national masters race. In Puyallup, Washington they have a wonderful Summer track and field program for all ages. They have meets once or twice a week at Sparks stadium. I would go there with friends,Continue reading “My attempt to break the five minute mile at age 45”

What happened after breaking 3 hours in the Marathon, or What do you do when you achieve a goal you worked towards for years?

In May of 2004, I finally broke three hours in the marathon. I actually blew it away. Ran a 2:55:52! I had no idea what to do after that. I always had running goals, but for some reason after the three hours, I was struggling to find a suitable goal. I did run several moreContinue reading “What happened after breaking 3 hours in the Marathon, or What do you do when you achieve a goal you worked towards for years?”