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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Unholey heart

This is Asa eating a celebratory scone.  We visited his cardiologist today (a lovely doctor who wears bow ties) who confirmed that the hole between his ventricles has finally closed up.  I say “confirmed” because Asa ran a mile and a half yesterday on the trails of a nearby park (no Tiger Mom comments please, the boy just started [...]

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Theft-themed Advent

I remember having an Advent Calendar every couple of years growing up.   One of those small chocolates behind paper doors affairs. I’m sure I had to share the chocolates with my younger sister. Apparently the “time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the Nativity”  has changed since I wished I was [...]

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Steeplechase and blacklit miniature golf

It’s pouring outside right now and I’m sitting in the garage with the computer while Asa trains for steeplechase up and down the driveway.  He’s got plenty of puddles to jump over and through and he’s using a large mud tower as a hurdle.  I pulled up steeplechase videos on YouTube to show him what steeplechase was [...]

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Gone

Yesterday disappeared on me.  I feel like I accomplished absolutely nothing, but that’s just not true.  I purchased dishwashing detergent and (AND) sauce to put on the pasta.  I also managed to avoid stepping on any of the Legos scattered across the living room floor.  So not my best day, but not a total wash either.  For my next [...]

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Adventuring pictures

M. took wonderful pictures of the Wilderness Medicine Expedition in the Galiuros.  This is a very good thing because I did not pack a camera.  I’m awful about taking pictures — unless Asa’s around.  Then I’m like any good red-blooded iPhone-wielding single-childed parent. Here we are heading out.  Next stop: Swamp [...]

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