Last year, I celebrated Cinco de Mayo with a $3 bean burrito and Modelo Chelada (my drink of summer), relaxing in my Crazy Creek as I watched the desert sky … Continue reading On hot days, howling wind, and coyotes
It’s the day before the winter solstice. My garlic is planted and I got my first snowy run this morning. There’s something totally magical about frolicking (because that’s how I … Continue reading Cheers to crazy friends, crushing PRs, and living to see another year
It’s been one month since 3 Peaks. One month since I tagged along with a group of ultra-tough trail beasts in the annual quest to summit Mount Shasta’s three most … Continue reading 7 tips for climbing 3 peaks in 1 day without dying
And thank you! Thank YOU! The person reading this right now. I just want to let you know I really appreciate you stopping by to check out my blog. I’m … Continue reading Sayonara, 2016
Woooo I’ve been a busy little jumping bean! In the past month, I moved out of the room I was renting and into a cab over camper. Naturally, this process … Continue reading Roam if you want to
Because they can issue citations. Don’t worry! I worked my way out of this pickle with nothing more than a firm talking-to and a ripped dress.
After I had effectively unleashed myself from the drama and bigotry that so unfortunately unfolded upon my arrival in Washington, I’m happy to say I fell asleep peacefully in the back … Continue reading Birthday trail running road trip part deux: it gets better
I almost missed my flight home last week, and I totally feel like a celebrity superhero mega-champ about it. The real kicker is, this genius was waiting in the airport for … Continue reading How to sprint through the airport like a boss and swagger on home
Sometimes people say things that resonate in our hearts forever. I’ll never forget one particular night in a tiny apartment in Cuzco five years ago. A small group of yoga … Continue reading It’s not just about charging ahead, but seeing where you want to go..
How many ladies wear men’s size 11.5 mountaineering boots? … just me? But really, I think my feet were just swollen from a 10 mile road run in Five Fingers … Continue reading Getting High on Mountains
… I can’t help agreeing with those that would not quit. In less than two days, I will run my first ultramarathon. The past several weeks have been intense, fun, hellish, … Continue reading I don’t know much, but I do know this: with a golden heart comes a rebel fist
Left ’em behind, and followed rock & roll. This morning I saw a man dressed in a button down & tie for the first time since moving to Northern California. … Continue reading Learned to let go of the things we can’t control…