Author Archives: Conner Volpe

About Conner Volpe

I'm an aerospace engineer and I love to do woodworking projects in my free time. We love living in Suwanee, Georgia and serving the Lord in our community. I really enjoy swimming, running, cycling, and anything active. Look for my posts about our house, the Fox Den, for more info on projects we have completed!

Jesus is our Hope

This year, Mandy and I are doing an Advent devotional from Naptime Diaries and our first few days have been really good. It seems as if – at least in this early stage of the Christmas season – I have … Continue reading

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Rim Hugger: Mississippi Spartan Sprint

A few weeks ago, Aaron, Jessica, and I piled in the car and started off on an epic road trip to Mississippi for yet another Spartan Sprint! After our first race in Atlanta back in March, Aaron and I knew … Continue reading

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Introductions: New Video!

A few weeks ago, we worked with the fine folks (and our great friends!) at Jess Creatives to create some new video content for the blog. The first of those has been posted on the Our Love Story page so … Continue reading

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Where to begin on a fitness journey?

We have come a long way since Day 1 of our fitness journey, but our progress definitely didn’t happen all at once. Just like it took us years to gain the weight, it came off slowly as well. Luckily we … Continue reading

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The iPods: Surrounding Yourself with Positive Influences

A few months ago, the esteemed gentlemen of our couples small group decided to start a men’s group. I was involved in a men’s small group a couple of years ago and the impact was immediate and profound. Instead of … Continue reading

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Marriage Education: Book Edition

In my honest opinion, marriage is about continuous education. This happens through finding role models but also from reading good books. We have read many marriage books through our time with our small groups and we feel like continuous education is … Continue reading

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Rim Hugger: Boulder

Mandy and I love watching Extreme Weight Loss. During our fitness journey last year, we watched it every week and we both would always want to go workout after each episode ended – even if we had gotten one in … Continue reading

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Lessons to my High School Self

We have had the pleasure and good fortune to begin leading high school small groups at our church. Our groups consist of freshman girls and guys from around Gwinnett County and we have LOVED getting to spend time with them … Continue reading

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Rim Hugger: Dana Point, CA

At the beginning of this year, I was moved to a Georgia-only territory in an effort to keep me from traveling so much. That has not panned out to this point as I am in the air more than ever … Continue reading

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Role Models

There are many sayings that reference the importance of role models, but one of my favorites is this one. You are the sum of the people with whom you spend the most time. Mandy and I have been very blessed … Continue reading

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