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 long-time is a longtime ultrarunner who lives in San Antonio, Texas. She teaches for NOLS Wilderness Medicine, coaches, directs the non-profit Band of Runners, and drives her kids around in a minivan.
I made Asa’s peanut butter and jelly sandwich in the car this morning. I was parked in the parking lot of his little school with bread on my lap, a plastic knife in one hand and a jar of almond butter in the other. I got an actual eyebrow raise from the lady who pulled up in the spot next to me. I called my mom shortly afterwards [...]Liza
Do you have your tickets yet? You are a nut if you are in the area and aren’t planning to go. (Unless, of course, you’ve used up all your time-away-from-family-due-to-running already and your spouse doesn’t think listening to an ultrarunning legend together qualifies as a date. ) Here’s where you get tickets: marshallulrich.eventbee.com. [...]Liza
I wanted this post to be about my wonderful new alcohol stove (which I have reclaimed from Asa who decided it was a piece of his fire fighting rescue equipment), but Eliot didn’t bring home any alcohol from work, so the post and the pictures will have to wait until this weekend’s campout at Bandera. We’re all helping out [...]Liza
Here’s what the Dali Lama had to say on Twitter this morning. “The capacity to devote yourself to the welfare of others yields otherwise unobtainable power and potential for good.” Good tweet. Thanks Your Holiness. [Insert segue from Dali Lama to tattoos here.] I’m sporting a temporary tattoo of a prickly pear cactus [...]Liza