Like many others, I moved to the mountains of NorCal for the wealth of outdoor opportunities the area has to offer. And like my friends and neighbors in this mountain … Continue reading Farewell to Ashy August
Yesterday was my 35th birthday. I have to say, it was the best one yet. Maybe it was because I had so many other things to celebrate this time — … Continue reading happy to be alive
First, did you even know that May is Mental Health Month? I’m admittedly a little late in acknowledging it here on my blog, but for me, every month is mental … Continue reading How do you honor Mental Health Month?
I know I’m not the only one who goes through periods where running feels like a chore. It’s almost May, and I’m wondering where the passion I finished my 2017 … Continue reading How to keep runnin’ when you’ve lost that lovin’ feelin’
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
This year’s Thanksgiving was amazing. So much better than last year, when I spent my entire Thanksgiving driving alone (with my dog, of course) across the most desolate corners of … Continue reading Weed Run for Food Thanksgiving 5k Race Review
Yesterday was absolutely perfect, weather-wise, and with the repeat warnings of this horrible arctic blast sweeping through NJ, I really wanted to get outside and enjoy it. By the time … Continue reading Departed for a two mile out and back on foot, returned in a minivan