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.
I don’t want anybody to have a heart attack (especially you Dad), but I actually managed to clean the house a bit today. Right, we’re not actually talking clean here. It’s more “not filthy” after four hours of scrubbing. But at 10:30 pm on a Sunday night, “not filthy” is fairly satisfying. [...]Liza
This is what we’ve been up to today. Lettuce, beans, carrots, melons, radishes, squash, tomatoes, swiss chard: All planted by my green-thumbed husband. (So by “we” I mean I was in the house napping while Eliot was working.) I think I’ve mentioned before that I have a black thumb. Before I gave up on houseplants, [...]Liza
I went to bed around 9 last night and woke up at 6:30, so apparently I’m still catching up on a bit of sleep. I read a book on sleep years ago (ah, the good old days when there was that kind of wild free time) by some important sleep study physician fellow that said people will sleep only as much as they need to, once they catch up [...]Liza
Mark Bittman has an opinion piece in the New York Times about McDonald’s oatmeal. It reveals what you might expect about the ingredients that are in McDonald’s oatmeal besides oats, but I thought this was particularly good: “Incredibly, the McDonald’s product contains more sugar than a Snickers bar and only 10 fewer calories [...]Liza
I had some sleep last night and now I’m feeling all inspired and peppy. I got up at 4 this morning to run with some road running friends — and their friends — who were running on a new greenbelt path near my house. It brought back nice memories of running with the good folks at Final Kick in Virginia Beach when marathons [...]Liza