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Podcast: Best of Both Worlds

Podcast: Best Laid Plans


SUMMER PLANNING! and what’s next

May 25th . . . . . . was a date stuck in my head for quite some time. I knew that once the race was over, it would essentially be summer – but I hadn’t really let myself start thinking about summer with…

May 28, 2024

Bayshore Marathon: Race Report!

Long Journey: Many readers know I’ve had “qualify for Boston marathon” on some sort of life list for many years now. Interestingly, that target has gotten more difficult in some ways as I’ve approached it — in 2009 when I ran Thunder Road in…

May 26, 2024
Fitness Goals

5 on a Friday: Traverse City Pre-26.2 Edition

1- We made it! There were delays (apparently our plane had a flat tire?) and we flew through a thunderstorm en route from MIA to O’Hare, but we arrived in Traverse City a mere 4 hours later than expected. Thankfully there was still time…

May 24, 2024
life Reading Travel


FEELING: Excited to head up to Michigan!! And fine, kind of anxious about the race itself. I know the upcoming race is just for fun (I mean – I’m not going to win, lol), and it doesn’t really matter how things shake out in…

May 22, 2024

1 Week to Go + Prerace Analysis

Last Week of Training: This week the SoFlo heat arrived in full force with its BFF, humidity. It felt miserable + I was kind of over running this week, to be honest, and if I wasn’t preparing for a race coming up so soon…

May 18, 2024
life Reading

5 on a Friday: Whew!

(hahah, I know it’s still Thursday. But I hit ‘publish’ early. Ahh well, this will all still be here tomorrow!) 1- It has been A Week, as previously noted. And not for any specific reason, really. I do feel a bit better after revising…

May 16, 2024


May has been absolutely kicking my butt. Factors at play: All this is to say that the only progress I have made on ANY long term project is to (drumroll, please) . . MEET WITH OUR ESTATE PLANNING LAWYER yesterday morning!!! And she now…

May 15, 2024