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.


Mostly dead 181/365

I maimed my phone running in the heat and humidity today, and I am sad… and surprised. Today wasn’t particularly hot and humid. Why put up a stink now, phone – two days before I leave town for the week??? I can get the middle of the phone screen to work, but the bottom row of icons and the top corners don’t respond. Well, that’s [...]

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Hellscape 180/365

Asa’s last day of school was yesterday. He had a great little graduation ceremony. The choir sang, and Asa had four-line, 20-second solo. And then we headed to the after party at the Main Event. Have you been to one of these hellscapes? Despite the blessed air conditioning cooling the building to negative 20, these places suck the joy right [...]

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Cody the Troll 179/365

So I wrote this blister prevention and care article for irunfar. It’s worth a read if you’ve ever gotten blisters – or think you might ever get blisters, or know someone who has gotten blisters — or who might get blisters. 🙂 But the reason I’m posting it here is because it led to my first troll comment after years and [...]

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Penultimate 178/365

I dropped Asa off headed for his penultimate day of 5th grade today. (This is the word I’m going to ask my students to work into their evaluations of me this month.) I wish we had one more year at the school with his little cohort of classmates who have been together since kindergarden. But they’ll all part ways and head to three different [...]

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Weekend Mondays 177/365

You know, teaching out of town all weekend makes Monday and Tuesday kind of a wash. I always wake up Monday morning thinking, Whew, REST DAY! And then it hits me: No, today’s the day I catch up on the work I didn’t do on the weekend while I was working. Today, Eliot let me lie in bed making peace with Monday’s realities while he fried [...]

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