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.
One of Eliot’s students brought over a box full of rocks as his white elephant gift for the Christmas party. They were still sitting on the living room floor this morning when I headed out to the treadmill and, well, it was just too tempting. I’m practicing my uphill running (without the rocks). I need to get stronger running [...]Liza
Park is Closed! Hunting in Progress. USE CAUTION. That’s what the signs read when I got to the outskirts of Bandera (Hill Country State Natural Area) today. I drove back down the road a little ways until I got cell reception and called the park. A very nice lady with a British accent assured me there was no mistake; The park was [...]Liza
I made an awesome lentil and rice dish last night. No one had seconds — after Asa vomited all over the dinner table. He hadn’t been sick; It was just a random three year-old vomit. Eliot and I are a good vomit clean-up team seven years into our marriage. Within minutes it was if nothing had happened. Asa was happily [...]Liza
Eliot made a fire in our fireplace last night. We pulled our wingback chair in front of it and spent the evening rotating people through that warm and cozy spot. OK, actually, there wasn’t much rotating. I was tired from the run out at Bandera and I hogged the chair and ottoman. I did let Asa squeeze in beside me from time to [...]Liza
I wore the New Balance MT101s out at Bandera today to see how they’d do in all the rocks. I heart these shoes, but they seem like a bit of a risk on some of Bandera’s downhills. Chunky rocks, lying on top of more chunky rocks, lying on top of unstable smallish rocks. Or just piles of chunky rocks on a steep hill. If you [...]Liza