hello fall


I love you. You’re my favorite season. Actually I love spring too, but fewer allergies give the nod to fall. And what comes after fall? Quilt season! Well, my apartment is so toasty it’s never truly quilt season, but I can’t wait to wrap up in this near the window while I read. So many […]

friend and a road trip make a great week


  and not just because Darlene and Deborah were in town and then I got out of town for a few days. Lots of walking this week to go with the runs which meant hip stayed nice and loose. Win win. Quick Weekly Run Down with Deborah and Kim: never miss a Monday: and I’m […]

August? Ughust


Rachel nailed it when she posted in July about summer training and I’m trying to keep that all top of mind when “easy” runs feel like I’m just starting to run again. I’m proud of myself for continuing to run outdoors in all the weather, but I hate hate hate summer running. Will I go […]

Stoweing Away


I didn’t take my laptop on vacation, but had the best laid plans of crashing a post last Sunday. That did not happen, and then I never really caught up during the week, so linking up with Deborah and Kim for a highlights rundown. As we’ve all been saying, the humidity has been horrific this […]

getting to the CORE of it


I’ve been struggling with blog titles lately but this one wrote itself when Kim pinged a few of us about Matty Maggiacomo’s SUMMER CRUNCH challenge. I got a little out of my strength training routine with a few too many excuses, so this is the perfect re-set. So far so good a week in. This […]

um, where is summer going?


July came in like a furnace with heat indices over 100 and ended with a 60 degree morning run, and no I’m not in Stowe (yet). This won’t last, but I treasured it on Saturday. I won’t miss the summer heat, but there’s something carefree about summer, even amid COVID-19 that I will miss. There […]

just keep running… and reading


Because that is really all I did this week. I keep saying I need to get  back to my morning walks, and maybe one day I really will. On the book front: Daniel Silva The Cellist (review TK this week), Stephen King/Richard Chizmar’s Gwendy’s Button Box, Gwendy’s Magic Feather and Kevin Chapman’s Fatal Infraction. Mysteries […]

museums and miles and more


this belongs in either runfessions or coffee talk, but the odds of my getting a post together for those? About as good as waiting for the library hold on the new Daniel Silva — I made it five days and bought he book. No, I haven’t traded in my coffee mug. I will always be […]