Running into 2022


running the hell away from 2021? I remain grateful to be healthy, working but I am utterly and totally over the last two years. A look back at 2021: GoTheDist December: 380,678 steps 176.74 miles run/walked 88.49 miles run (when did that become a cutback month total!) GoTheDist Q4 1,220,598 steps (yes, I remember well […]

three years


ETA: Commenting is back. Live post from this week is here. Grateful for the backup, but glad to be back here. running? No, that was four in January. Three years blogging with all of you after I “met” Coco in the comments of my Cherry Blossom 10M recap. Fitting because a theme of this post […]

a weird week


A good weird week, but still a weird one. Routine was a little upside down, but you roll with it. Also, I got excited about cooking something that wasn’t salmon, which never happens. OK, I should say making, not cooking, but utterly obsessed with Deborah’s dill pickle ranch dressing. It made my baby carrots way […]

there are just no words, just pretty leaves


I tried to write coffee, and gave up and drank more coffee.  Who else had way too much coffee and screen time this week? Just a short run down on a week I was grateful to the outdoor weather. All I’m going to say about the election is this telegraph sign on the old Piermont […]

I love to play outside


yeah, that about sums up this week. The routine of getting in a run or walk before work has been perfect, leaving evenings free to run, or chase stunning sunsets. Being active makes me feel better, and while there’s so much out of our control in today’s world, I’m really appreciating this opportunity for some […]

settling into a routine


One of many many boarded up shops due to the COVID19 closures and recent looting fears. This one chose to make the best of it, and it was a wonderful sight on my morning walks. I really love this campaign and hope people keep it up, because it’s something we all need even when the […]

This is 40


can I just whine for a second? I’m a big country fan and I had the perfect “anthem” when I turned 30. Tim McGraw’s My Next Thirty Years.  I think I’ll take a moment, celebrate my age The ending of an era and the turning of a page Now it’s time to focus in on where […]