running check in…8 weeks to go

Last week I panicked. I thought that's it, I've failed. My doubt was ready to take over and quit training all together. I sat down and bitched about how behind I was. I sunk into the couch in sweats and focused about how many runs I'd missed and how little mileage I'd done. Plan B …

perfect days…

The weather is perfect. Not for any type of speed. It's not the best for working on projects or getting anywhere fast. Snow has finally arrived in the Northwest. Right now you're thinking one of two things: YAYYYY SNOW!!!!!Are you kidding me? I hate snow! Well, I'm in camp #1. I love snow. When it …

The vege farmer…

Walk a mile in the shoes of a vegetable farmer and you will soon discover that they spend most of their day on their hands and knees: the tasks of tending to the sweet, yummy, simple things that nourish our bodies most often happens between the ground and three feet above.  The tasks are simple …

Fishing lessons

I loved fishing as a kid. There are plenty of pictures of me staring down my 4 foot, bright yellow, fiberglass fishing pole at the water.  Every summer our family would take an RV trip.  Along the way I fished any lake, stream or tidal pool deep enough for a fish.    I didn’t really fish again until …