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 long-time is a longtime ultrarunner who lives in San Antonio, Texas. She teaches for NOLS Wilderness Medicine, coaches, directs the non-profit Band of Runners, and drives her kids around in a minivan.
Asa and I made it home from Virginia late last night and we’re having fun reacquainting ourselves with our toys today. (Blog! I’ve missed you!) I’m also kind of expecting to see our cab driver drive slowly past our house. The man was creepy. He didn’t acknowledge or respond to anything I said to him after [...]Liza
I am alive. And I’ve reconfirmed that I’m an introvert. By the time I get back to the hotel after talking from 8 to 5, I feel like I’ve been run over by a truck. I always kind of thought I must be a bit of an extrovert because I’m a bit over the top energy-wise when I teach. 26 of 26 evaluations from the students [...]Liza
Asa saw his second snowfall over the weekend. (He does’t remember his first.) We put him right to work. And then we filled him with hot chocolate and set his wet shoes by the fire. I’d write more, but I’m too tired to breathe right now. Oh, but here’s a strangely fluffy rabbit I saw on the Johns Hopkins campus today. [...]Liza
I’m sitting in the back of the classroom while my co-instructor teaches about hypothermia and frostbite. He lives in Wyoming. I took on heat stroke and heat exhaustion this afternoon. Seemed appropriate. I’ll definitely toss in a few Texas summer trail running scenarios. I might even throw in a few Leadville stories for [...]Liza
I was listening to the recent edition of Marathon Talk last night and right around minute 10:20 they started talking about a new podcast dedicated to ultramarathoning hosted by Ian Corless and Ian Sharman. Talk Ultra. About 90 minutes every two weeks. The first show will be aired at the end of January and they’ll be a link to it [...]Liza