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.


Rain day

It rained here today for the first time in ages.  The plants and trees are still cheering.  Asa and I stomped around in puddles after the lighting stopped.  A good morning.  Then there were three year-old tantrums and thunderstorms in the afternoon.  The boy wore me down and sucked the desire to blog right out of me.  Tortilla chips [...]

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Hazmat Guy and confidence

Did you see something better today than this Hazmat Lego guy? Not me.  I love this guy.  (His actual Lego name is: “Hazmat Guy.”)  Asa’s just borrowing him temporarily from a friend.  I want to go out tomorrow and buy a dozen of them and place them around the house.  He’s just so horrible, he’s delightful. [...]

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Movie time

Playing tonight on the treadmill:  Emma with Gwyneth Paltrow and Death’s Shadow, a “darkly humorous” British television mystery.  Eliot came home from the video store once (when you still went out to the video store) with a movie called Liza about a guy who kills himself by huffing paint.  I’m hoping these movies [...]

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Gone

Arrgh!  My minute by minute plan for the week is falling apart already.  I never should have taken the time for that shower.  Today actually disappeared on me.  I dropped Asa off at school, ran 20 miles, picked him up and now it’s 10:30pm.  There was some soccer practice in there and dish washing, but I really can’t give much [...]

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Momoir

The Well blog in New York Times has a contest for readers to describe or “explain” their mothers in six words.  “Momoirs.”  Here are a few I came up with for my mom today while Asa did his thing. “Mom’s cold; Put on a sweater.” “Gargled with warm salt water yet?” “To the moon [...]

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