A week and a half ago, I did 18 ish miles in Yosemite. This past Sunday I did 5 at a new to me trail- Riconada- in my area. Both days my feet let me know that my new trail shoes were not winning… Continue Reading “Dilemma”
I love vacation but the first day back at work is always a whirlwind of catching up. Last week started exactly like that and then just kept spinning. I felt like my old washing machine; spinning and spinning and spinning, shaking away from the… Continue Reading “Whirlwind”
Last week hit me like a truck and then put it into reverse. Have I already said that? Maybe trying to limit my carbs and cut back on artificial sugars all in the same week was a bad idea. Both are at Dr’s orders.… Continue Reading “Lost”
I woke sore and a little tired the morning after Bright Angel. Ok, my calves were screaming a little. I headed back to the Grand Canyon later in the day, I had some fool idea about taking it chill on the Rim Trail and… Continue Reading “Escape Day 2- Rim Trail”
Ever feel like you need to run away? That’s kind of how I have been feeling for a while now. I had PTO to use, so I packed up the car, made a fairly last minute reservation and ran away. Ok… I drove away.… Continue Reading “Escape Day 1- Bright Angel”
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