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 was finishing up the last two miles of a 20 mile run this morning when I got some legal counsel. I was running up a neighborhood street when a guy came out of his house and hollered at me. “It’s illegal to run on the road in Virginia!” I was running on the lefthand side of the road and the streets in the neighborhood were [...]Liza
It rained last night and Ruby didn’t get to see any fireworks, and she’s very grumpy today. I am just managing the grumpiness today, so here’s an update from the boys on the Camino. Apparently, they’re keeping clean. I don’t know much beyond Oz about scarecrows, but this one doesn’t look particularly frightening. [...]Liza
I spent the morning with my sister and her family down on National Mall watching people stake claims for fireworks viewing spots. The Smithsonian Folklife Festival was underway and we would have gorged on Catalonia foods if it hadn’t been quite so hot and humid. Too hot to eat. I also spent a good part of the day chuckling at ##SecondCivilWarLetters [...]Liza
My dog bite puncture wounds are healing nicely, thank you. I’m not sure whether I’m annoyed that I might have scars on my back or pleased to have a good scar story. I forgot to tell you that I was just about to sit down and write the follow up to the Trail Running and Safety Survey Results article when I was attacked by that dog. [...]Liza
I’m still hip deep in writing training plans. That’s what you get when you prioritize 8 hours of sleep. Nothing gets done! 😉 So here’s some more of Eliot and Asa’s Camino for you from last week. A boy pilgrim and some pigs. I can just hear Eliot: “Go and stand in front of those pigs.” This seems like [...]Liza