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.
The weather is sunny and fine today here at Oracle State Park north of Tucson. And I’m pooped. Pooooooped. Let’s call it heat exhaustion from cumulative time in the heat over the past seven days. I’m actually supposed to write about heat exhaustion for my next installment for irunfar, but I’m too (mildly) heat exhausted [...]Liza
I’m teaching north of Tucson at Oracle State Park today. But it doesn’t look like that today. It’s raining and chilly. It’s hard to believe, but it’s so welcome after last week’s heat and humidity in Nacogdoches. I’ve actually got my puffy jacket on. (I packed it to demonstrate an improvised cervical [...]Liza
6am Turn off the cabin’s beautiful window fan in order to hear the lovely birds in the forest. 6:00:08 Ruby screams: TURN THE FAN BACK ON!!!!! Thrashes around on the bed we’re sharing kicking her feet. Gets out of the bed and stomps over to the fan to turn it back on. Morning ensues. 7:15 Drive into Nacogdoches to drop the kids [...]Liza
I haven’t been drinking alcohol for about 7 weeks now. I needed to take a break because I have to work at night after the kids go to bed, and I’m just not productive enough after a beer or two. Maybe I’ll pick up again once the kids are both in school and my “free time” is more predictable — and there’s [...]Liza