Liza Howard

Liza Howard

Liza Howard is a national champion runner with multiple records in distances ranging from marathons to 100 mile trail races.

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Liza Howard

Liza Howard is a national champion runner with multiple records in distances ranging from marathons to 100 mile trail races.


March, 2018 5

Painting and large donuts 112/365

We’ve moved past the yellow striped pajama phase in the back. Now I just have to do the all trim and under the eaves. And that whole other wall. While I painted, Eliot bookcased. I have no idea what the children did. Kidding. They played in the mess and ate Easter candy surreptitiously. What’s making me happy:  When coaching [...]

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Presents 111/365

A painting we will go, a painting we will go… The back of the house is starting to come together — in a yellow-striped pajama kind of way. I spent most of the day painting. There were so many things on my To Do list that needed doing, but none of them were going to have such tangible results when they were done. And I needed tangible [...]

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Wallowing in the taper 110/365

A lot of people dread tapering time. “It’s so hard not to run!” Well, not me. I wallow in my tapers like a pig in mud. Today, I had 40 minutes of easy running on my schedule, and I was quite happy to stop as soon as my alarm went off. My shirt was only sweat-soaked from the neck to about mid-chest. I kicked off my shoes in [...]

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Tea 109/365

We are out of coffee, and I am drinking tea. Uuuuuugh. I can barely type. A transformer down the street just blew, so I’m going to do the best I can to get my sluggish thoughts in order before the computer’s battery runs out. Oh wait, there’s no internet… Well, this blog is the easiest thing on my To Do list today, [...]

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Rickety 108/365

Eliot had a comp day today, and we used it up painting and bookcase making. I can’t show you a picture of the bookcases because we had a hail scare, and the minivan is in the garage blocking access to Eliot’s workbench. Getting that minivan in our garage reminds me how I had to maneuvering an ambulance into an old rescue squad [...]

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