Happy Memorial Day! I took some time today to be thankful for the sacrifice of those who have died while serving our country and their families. I hope you are spending today with loved ones. Today I wanted to talk a little bit about what it means to be a runner. I just LOVE the … Continue reading How to know if you’re a runner
Hi there and happy Friday! Are you ready for the weekend? I'm looking forward to some fun time with the dogs and a long run tomorrow. I'm a little behind in half training since I was sick over the last couple of weeks, but it felt good to get back at it this week. I … Continue reading Friday favorites and the best running blogs
Hi and Happy Monday! How was your weekend? I hope it was a good one. The Run to the Shrine race was definitely the highlight of my weekend. I'm back to regular half marathon training tomorrow and am excited to get back to it after being sick. I know Mondays can be a bit of a downer … Continue reading Happy Things!
Hello and happy Saturday! Today was the Run to the Shrine 4-mile race! I had a blast. That's the Shrine! It's two miles up and two miles down and a portion of the race goes right through my zoo. My husband joined me and he had a really good time too. We had a freak snow storm a … Continue reading Race Day!
Hello! First off, let me say a belated Happy Mother's Day to all the mommas out there! Whether your kiddos be babies or full grown adults, covered in fur or scales or feathers, or a collection of water balloons with drawn on faces that live in your dresser drawer (yes, I did that once, we … Continue reading Run to the Shrine and random photo dump
Happy Saturday!! I've been sick a lot of the week and am finally rebounding a bit. I was tired of being inside the house and decided to get outside and enjoy a little sunshine. I definitely wasn't 100%, but the fun the dogs had made up for any icky feelings I was having. Whatever I … Continue reading Sunshine and Sushi
Well hello there and happy Humpday! I hope you are winning this week. We're in the home stretch, the weekend is right around the corner. My week has been busy and it's been raining a lot so a treadmill run was in order. Every primate keeper obviously should have some banana monkey socks. A … Continue reading Humpday Hello
Hi there! Week two of half marathon training is over. Time has been flying lately and I can't believe May is here. The Dog Days Half will be here in no time! This week was a bit of a struggle. There were a lot of distractions and I felt challenged by fatigue at the end … Continue reading Training week 2 recap
Hi and Happy Saturday! We've had a busy weekend and had a wonderful time out at the dog beach with Bodie and Gryffin! We packed up the car early on Friday and hit the road. We brought chicken for lunch, they obviously already know what's in the bag. Bodie plunged right into the water and … Continue reading Puppy Beach Day!
Happy Thursday! (It's my Friday-yay!!) It's been quite the week, full of wonderful new experiences and some challenges. I hope I'm always striving to improve myself and be a better human. That said, we all have days that feel like a complete fail. I am so glad I have running to help me find some … Continue reading Thursday Things