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.


Unto others

I tried to explain the Golden Rule to Asa yesterday.  The “untos” were a bit of a stumbling block, but I feel pretty confident he’ll think twice before he returns a hair pulling at school tomorrow. So we went to Chick-fil-A for dinner last night.  (I know!  Here’s where I also tell you I’m leaving my family [...]

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My 10 cents

10 cents.  That’s the price difference between a “tall” soy latte and a “short” soy latte at Starbucks.  What the heck?  I thought I was being all economical and sneaky when I broke my one-cup-of-caffeine-a-day resolution this afternoon.  (It’s been that kind of a day, people.)  But, no, there’s [...]

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Watching you

“God’s watching you, Mom.” That’s what Asa just told me.  He’s down at the other end of the table peeling a banana. “What?” “God’s WATCHING you.” Asa goes to a little Methodist day school three days a week (so I can run) and it’s easy to picture his teacher, Mrs. S., leveling [...]

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Fueling the dream

“This is my homey’s first time to the march, ” said the nice lady walking next to us at the Martin Luther King parade in San Antonio today. “Oh, it’s my homey’s first time too,”  Eliot almost said.  I’m not sure what held him back exactly.  Perhaps my gender. Eliot’s gone to the MLK [...]

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Sunday Sunday Sunday and race nutrition

The hours between 5am, when I got up to run 12 miles, and now have disappeared.  It’s 3:30 pm and my long TO DO list is buried somewhere under other paperwork on the desk — no lines through anything.  Arrgh.  And now I’ve got to do some hurried work on the bathrooms before one of Asa’s little buddies is dropped off. [...]

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