I’m starting to think about MdS as a restful vacation with a bit running thrown in. I’m not underestimating the desert...
Liza Howard is a national champion runner with multiple records in distances ranging from marathons to 100 mile trail races.
I woke up this morning feeling entirely scattered. All the “To Dos” that I haven’t gotten done this week — like renewing my driver’s license — have piled up. Ahhhhh! I’m hoping more coffee and hours of pressure washing will calm me down. The house painting project is weighing Eliot down, so I want [...]Liza
The house painting has begun! Well, the pressure washing phase anyway. We were delayed by all the ice and cold. Here’s my timeline: Thursday: Some pressure washing Friday: More pressure washing and the purchasing of scrapers and a lot of caulk Saturday: Scraping and caulking Sunday: More scraping and caulking, paint purchasing, a bit [...]Liza
I keep reminding myself that it’s going to be a bazillion degrees outside come June, and I should appreciate this Time of Running in Layers. But yesterday, I was tired of feeling chilled, and I ran with Eliot wearing a puffy jacket. I’m sure I looked ridiculous, but I was not chilly. It was really a new level to my puffy jacket [...]Liza
So it’s a good 30 degrees colder this morning than it was at the MLK march yesterday. There’s freezing rain, so school is closed for the kids and for the husband. My revised plan for the day includes staying in pajamas and drinking my body weight in hot chocolate. So far, so good. I’ll try to rally the family to clean the [...]Liza
San Antonio has one of the biggest Martin Luther King Jr. marches in the nation. There were somewhere between 200,000 and 300,000 people there today. (I lost count.) Asa and his buddies covered the 2.75 miles without complaint — except when the crowd stopped now and again. Then they complained. “Why do we have to keep stopping? [...]Liza