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.
There hasn’t been to much to report here since I survived the scary hotel in Southlake. Asa is off in East Texas handling snakes. He’s at a nature camp for the week that our dear friends put on. Ruby and I here making play dough cupcakes and the like. And Week 2 of the road to Marathon 2 Marathon is going well. I feel as unfit [...]Liza
They started building in the lot behind our house. The dust has been impressive. Here’s Eliot, Asa, Ruby and me waking up this morning. Honestly, though: My spirit is also covered in dust. I’m up in Dallas this weekend teaching a Wilderness First Aid course, and when my coinstructor and I got to the hotel last night, the clerk [...]Liza
Oh my gosh you guys, Eliot and Asa get home tomorrow! I’ll be picking them up at the Megabus station downtown in the morning. (If any fairies are reading and want to do some housework, that’d be the best time.) (And if any single moms are reading and want a nap in the coming year, bring your kid over. I’ll spell you [...]Liza
Eliot and Asa made it to the end of their journey on the Camino! They’ll be home in three days. Apparently Asa slept for more than 12 hours yesterday. Must be nice. I’m only getting about five hours a night — but six total when you factor in Ruby’s nap. Six and a half when factor in falling asleep during bedtime [...]Liza
Ruby is in the laundry room dumping all the pieces of The Grouchy Ladybug Game on the floor. Now she’s kicking them around. I haven’t had enough coffee to intervene. Oh, there go the memory game cards. Must get another cup… We recorded the first episode of Season 3 of “Becoming Ultra” last night. I’ll [...]Liza