• Looking Back: March

    Looking Back: March

    Well hello! The month of March was one for the record books so I figured why not put some of my thoughts in writing? Running: Despite many obstacles, I ran 180... Read more

    Posted on 05 April 2020 TRAVEL
  • Best of 2019: Books

    I suppose it's time once again for my once a year post! And what else would be worth coming out of semi-retirement for than books? According to Goodreads, I rea... Read more

    Posted on 06 January 2020 TRAVEL
  • Best of 2018: Books

    Well, hello! I am ashamed to say that its been nearly a year since my last confession blog post! I was lurking reading some friends' recaps of 2018 and I decide... Read more

    Posted on 22 January 2019 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: December & January & February

    Looking Back: December January February

    And before you know it, poof, a month has already gone by! And then, poof, another! I have been really slacking on posting, but I have been reading your... Read more

    Posted on 06 March 2018 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: 2017 Money Pie

    To welcome in the new year, I always take a moment to look back on where I spent my money. I find it very helpful in organizing my spending for the year ahead. Read more

    Posted on 04 January 2018 TRAVEL
  • 2017 Goals: Year End Review

    2017 Goals: Year Review

    Happy New Year!! Last January, I posted nine goals and it's time to look back to find out how I did! 1. Run a 100 mile race -- Done. Bryce 100M is in the... Read more

    Posted on 02 January 2018 TRAVEL
  • Best of 2017: Books

    In 2017, I read over 90 books. According to Goodreads stats, I only gave two of them five stars, 35 were given four stars and 44 were given three stars. Read more

    Posted on 28 December 2017 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: November

    Looking Back: November

    November to me means the beginning of many things: the rainy season, the holidays, the  end of the year. It is always strange when it hits you that this year... Read more

    Posted on 01 December 2017 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: October

    Looking Back: October

    October was the month of tying up some loose ends. I got my hair cut, got my oil changed and went to the doctor. I met friends I had not seen in months for a... Read more

    Posted on 02 November 2017 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: September

    Looking Back: September

    For the first couple of weeks in September I was traveling, and then the remaining weekends were spent doing weekend trips, so I was barely home all month! Read more

    Posted on 02 October 2017 TRAVEL
  • Currently: The Sweden Version

    Currently: Sweden Version

    Happy Monday everyone! I just flew back from Sweden yesterday evening and it's some time in the middle of the night PDT, or lunch time in Europe, and I can't... Read more

    Posted on 18 September 2017 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: August

    Looking Back: August

    August was a good month! As usual, it was filled with lots of outdoor activities, family and friends! I love summer! Running: In August I clocked 197 miles.... Read more

    Posted on 01 September 2017 TRAVEL
  • 2017 Goals: (Better Late Than Never) Mid-Year Check In

    In January, I posted nine goals and it's time to do a mid-year check in to find out where that I need to focus on getting my bootie in gear! 1. Run a 100 mile... Read more

    Posted on 28 August 2017 TRAVEL
  • Wind River Range -- Part Two -- Logistics

    Planning a week long hiking trip is fun, if you are an excel nerd, or maybe a chemist, or an outdoor enthusiast. Okay, never mind, it is actually fun no matter... Read more

    Posted on 24 August 2017 TRAVEL
  • Wind River Range -- Part One -- Trail Conditions

    Wind River Range Part Trail Conditions

    At the beginning of this month my friend Dr. G and I went hiking in the Wind River Range in Wyoming. It was hard for us to find online information regarding... Read more

    Posted on 17 August 2017 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: July

    Looking Back: July

    “Warm, mellow summer. The glowing sunbeams make every nerve tingle. The new needles of the pines and fir are nearly full grown and shine gloriously. Read more

    Posted on 01 August 2017 TRAVEL
  • My First Summer in the Sierra

    First Summer Sierra

    "Happy the showers that fall on so fair a wilderness, scarce a drop can fail to find a beautiful spot — on the tops of the peaks, on the shining glacier... Read more

    Posted on 24 July 2017 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: June

    Looking Back: June

    June is a transitional month, one of warm days and long nights. It is a month where your 5 am run is barely even in the dark. It is a month of planning days... Read more

    Posted on 13 July 2017 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: May

    Looking Back:

    May, as you may know, is my favorite month! This year, as always, it did not disappoint. Running: In May, I ran 220 miles. This is mostly due to two races, one... Read more

    Posted on 05 June 2017 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: April

    Looking Back: April

    And then it was April. With it comes the start of baseball season, the tiny curling leaves of the tomato plant and the knowledge that before you know it,... Read more

    Posted on 08 May 2017 TRAVEL