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.
I got to write with Pam and Gina again this month for Trail Sisters. We wrote about social media’s impact on our running and happiness. Here’s the link to the full article and here’s my bit. I take pretty regular breaks from Facebook and Instagram. That much success and happiness is strangely uninspiring. Don’t get [...]Liza
This blog post is an exercise in writing. Because there’s nothing going on here today. Ruby is cutting pieces of string for the cats to play with and I am trying to concentrate on unanswered emails. Asa is at Lego camp. He’s making a Lego safe, which makes me chuckle every time I think about it. His design for the combination [...]Liza
Eliot spent his Father’s Day building a chicken coop under the kids’ tree fort. This project has been on his mind for about a decade. Generations of chickens have come and gone since he bought the supplies for it… (Hi, Eliot!) And it’s definitely going to be worth the wait. Check out these in-progress photos. [...]Liza
I don’t read much these days. Bedtime and naptime stories to Ruby. Articles about running. That’s about it. I aspire to return to my former bookish ways though. A pile of 15 books on the nightstand. A book in the car just in case. Time lost amongst library and bookstore shelves. Thinking new thoughts or thinking old thoughts better. [...]Liza
You can use this method to prevent a blister. You can also use it to tape a blister that’s formed. If the amount of fluid in the blister is causing you to alter your gait, drain the fluid first, and then tape it flat. Apply tincture of Benzoin to your toe. It’s tree sap mixed with alcohol and will keep the tape sticking. Allow [...]Liza