We've made it through Black Friday (don't know about you, but I didn't leave the house), Cyber Monday yesterday (did I even go online? I don't remember), and now today has the honor of being named "Giving Tuesday." Okie-dokie, fine by me. The Intertubes are full of clever stories of people sharing ways they have… Continue reading Sea Glass… The Bad Kind -or- You’re Welcome, Barefoot Runners and Surfers
We had some high tides and storm activity last week in the Southland that brought a mess (literally...) of seaweed to the shoreline. As I ran, the pieces of kelp were fun to stomp on, bursting underfoot on the packed, wet sand. I think the serious runners coming from behind and passing me were mildly… Continue reading In Which I Get My Running Shoes Wet…
Oh my gosh, The Boy is doing high school sports! This is a first for our family, since The Girl avoided official school sports- fencing was her bag, and it was kind of off campus. Big team, great kids, top-notch coaches, fabulous teams from the surrounding schools all add up to an opportunity not to… Continue reading Running with the Big Dogs
I did it! I ran across the Coronado Bridge on Sunday morning with about 10,000 people, The Boy and The Husband. The Boy ditched me immediately after we crossed the start line, but is forgiven because he had a finish time of about ten minutes better than me, so, good on him. While this was… Continue reading Navy Bay Bridge Run
Holy cow, this was fabulous! Especially since my Official-Running-Coach-turned-Official-Chauffeur joined me... can't beat that at 5:30 in the (fill in your preferred explicative) morning. "Yes, dear. Drive me to Padre Stadium at the crack of dawn, thank you." There were all kinds of people running or walking the San Diego Hot Chocolate 15/5K- I loved… Continue reading Big Goal Reached- First 5K is the Hot Chocolate Run!