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.
So yesterday I was whining about the flatness of downtown Houston. Nothing even resembling a hill to train on for the upcoming race. But I forgot I still had a free seven-day pass to Lifetime Fitness. It was one of the prizes from Leadville. So this morning at six I was sweating my way up some imaginary treadmill hills. I was pretty [...]Liza
The Thanksgiving holiday is in full swing here at the Howard household. The apples are out for pie baking and we hit the road for Houston this afternoon. (Surely I don’t need to tell you at this point in our blogging relationship that I have seven piles of laundry to do before we leave, — a sinkful of dirty dishes, misplaced [...]Liza
Eliot and I watched 180′ South last night. This would be a great one for post-Thanksgiving viewing if you haven’t seen it yet. Surfing. Climbing. Patagonia. Beautiful cinematogophy. Surfer and climber eye candy. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=em3mIrbOeFw] Right, and a good message too. Made me want to be [...]Liza
I ran out of clean running skirts last week and ended up running in a pair of shorts for the first time in a long long while. And, I’ve got to say, I like running in shorts. I’m shocked. I have been a running skirt zealot for years. I love the anti-chaffing compression shorts wrapped in a bit of femininity. (Message: [...]Liza
I was feeling a little under the weather this morning. (Thanks germ-ful son.) I stayed in bed under the down comforter until Eliot brought me a latte. Then I sat in bed wrapped in the comforter until he brought me a second latte. When Asa finally dragged me out of the bedroom around 7:30, the lazy morning was in full swing. I’ll [...]Liza