Liza Howard. Ultrarunning Mom.

Ultrarunning Mom

New Balance visit and siren noises

Life is crazy this morning at the Howard household.  Pancakes and sticky floors.  Asa’s looking for fires to fight and I’m working on sounding more like a real dispatcher.  “What’s the nature of your emergency?”  I’m also trying to find a sitter for Asa tonight because Eliot and I failed to sync our schedules and […]

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31 Mar
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Drymax socks ad and gift certificates

I have had the great good fortune of being sponsored with Drymax socks for about a year now.  Wonderful socks.  No blisters ever.  The only down side is that darn things last forever, so the socks I got about a year ago are grayish because I’m a haphazard laundry sorter, but they’re still perfectly serviceable. […]

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30 Mar
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Bzzzz

So Asa’s soccer team is calling themselves the Green Hornets.  This was my friend Tom’s suggestion — as they’ll be wearing little neon green shirts and little neon green socks over their tiny shin guards during games.  He also suggested they make buzzing sounds to strike fear in the hearts of their opponents.  This is […]

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29 Mar
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Cattle, speed, and nannies

Good morning!   I just heard that there were “loose cattle” on Highway 90.  I’m having flashbacks of living in San Diego and listening to the morning traffic report.  You could usually count on someone losing a mattress on the morning commute. I’m sitting here with a cup of coffee listening to Asa and Eliot […]

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28 Mar
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Carry some water! Or not…

Allow me to set the scene.  The San Antonio crew had driven out to Bandera for some rocky miles in the 90 degree heat Saturday.  A nice new girl had joined  us.  We’re all standing in the parking lot loaded down with water in water packs and handhelds.  We notice that Nice New Girl is […]

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27 Mar
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