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.
Asa almost ascended bodily into heaven yesterday. This is the only picture in which his mouth is not hanging open in awe. We walked over to Station 34 hoping to take a quick, up-close look at their engine and ladder truck. Instead, we were given an impromptu 30 minute tour — hoses, Hurst tools, axes, kitchen… the whole nine [...]Liza
Oh my gosh am I sore! All (15 of) those Bulgarian split squats have crippled me. I’m always surprised by how unfit I am at anything besides running forwards. I did a rotation at children’s inpatient mental health facility while I was in nursing school. They had a great playground, and I swung around on the monkey bars with [...]Liza
I met with Amanda at the Starbucks yesterday to discuss our plan to take over the world. (or “how I will have to run on a treadmill twice a week to train for Western States”). She wanted to show me some leg strengthening exercises afterwards, and, since the Starbucks wasn’t an appropriate place to demonstrate squats, — [...]Liza
I don’t think we can blame my parents for the tsunami bearing down on Hawaii, exactly. I’m just saying that that earthquake hit New Zealand right after they left Christchurch and flew back to my sister’s home in Hawaii. And this tsunami is arriving a week after they left Hawaii to return to Virginia. (My sister’s house [...]Liza
Our house is surrounded by a chain link fence. This is not nearly as attractive as it sounds. I give it a scowl every morning when I look out the kitchen window. I should be thankful because it keeps Asa contained in the backyard, but I have not reached that level of enlightenment. Chain Link Enlightenment. (Comes right after you [...]Liza