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.
Happy New Year’s Eve from most of our family! I had to crop out some folks for security reasons — and, sadly, my beautiful sister on the other end of the couch was collateral damage. I love how Asa looks like he’s about to do a school picture pose — and how Eliot looks like he’s being squashed. I’m [...]Liza
I’m usually surrounded by scraps of paper covered with possible New Year’s resolutions on December 30th. Not this year. This year, writing resolutions feels akin to blowing into the sails of a becalmed boat. I’m going to work on writing some tonight none-the-less, in hopes the wind will pick up. Today consisted of dog [...]Liza
Ruby woke up this morning and demanded to be taken down to the kitchen where she started calling, “Chips? Chips? Where are you???” I don’t know that she’s stopped eating tasty treats since she got to her Nonno and Nonna’s house. She also calls out for cookies with great success. Initially there was a [...]Liza
I have to get on the treadmill tonight for one last long run before Bandera. 21 miles. The run was scheduled for yesterday, but I feel like the Monday after Christmas still counts as the weekend — especially with all the time sucked up by Asa’s head stapling yesterday. Today’s theme was and couch-sitting and late-into-the-day [...]Liza
So the 24th was Eliot’s birthday, (Yeah, I made that. Eliot’s cake is pretty much all the baking I do all year, so I try to make it count.) (It did.) And then it was Christmas, (MY Grouchy Ladybug Game!!!) (Find the two kittens in this picture.) And then we flew to DC on the 26th. It is my parents’ 45th anniversary — [...]Liza