The cycle of suffering

I cannot even explain how much cross country fun we’ve been having over here. So much of it, in fact, that I crawl into my bed every night and squeeze my eyes closed tightly until I am forced to wake up and do it all over again. Youngest has been slowly but defiantly getting back into competitive mode after a brief period of mourning...more

Training roundup and a self-timer fail

We were eager to get going this morning, even though one of has had stayed out way too late and was so tired driving to our meeting place that she took a wrong exit....more

Hiding behind the Swiss Ball

This is how Charlie prefers his selfies, and I can’t really blame him....more

Smashing my new shoes down and a distracting workout

This is how you know that you needed fresh kicks:...more

Putting the tiger in the cat…training roundup

First let’s get the numbers out of the way: Miles: 67 Speed: 6 x 800 in the 102 degree heat, a brutal workout Hill run:...more

It’s mill time

A good sign of a productive week is an upside down house....more

Fueling the fun

You know it’s hot when Charlie jumps into the pool and tries to drink it all up....more

Hot and advice you probably won’t take

If there’s one thing I’ve learned over the years as a runner, it is that you should just put away your running shoes when the temperature rises above 100. If you were normal....more

Training roundup and I’m baaack!

(Early morning Sunday, after we’d already put in the first three miles of 16. More on that and being chased by coyotes later.) Forgive me again for having technical problems for a few days....more

Breaking down but running on

This morning I awoke to the sound of my Garmin falling off of my bedside table, crashing to the floor, and coming completely undone. After breakfast, I checked my blog, and I am locked out again from home due to a strange virus in my theme....more