Today is Book Club day, so in honor, here is quick look at the next to last book we read. ************************** Have you ever read a book that endeared your heart to its characters, only to later be broken to pieces due to the trials, choices and consequences those same characters made and endured? This book, The … Continue reading the light between oceans
I was recently invited to join a book club here in Alaska. I have always wanted to be in a book club. There is something lovely about gathering together with an eclectic group of ladies to talk about books. What we liked, what we didn't, what made us laugh, what made us cry; the string of … Continue reading a curious incident
I recently finished another running book entitled "My Life On The Run: The Wit, Wisdom and Insights of a Road Racing Icon" by Bart Yasso. Bart has run marathons on Mount Kilimanjaro to the blistering cold of the Antarctic. He is an icon for being willing to try out the exceptionally elite to the craziest … Continue reading my life on the run
“I did not know at the time, but my childhood had just ended. I was six years old.” The story of Lopez Lomong, one that is still continuing today, is a powerful one. I cannot accurately express in words the beauty of his story. It takes you into war-torn southern Sudan in 1991 where Lopez … Continue reading running for my life
I began my marathon training in May. I began with 8 weeks of pre-training. It took me from not having run in months to running 3 miles. It helped me build a base for the official marathon training that began in July. From July until now, each week has added more and more miles to … Continue reading what does taper mean?