Okay Winter, I’m Over You (Plus Some New Things)

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One thing I’ve certainly enjoyed about living in the Northeastern U.S. is having four real seasons. However, one very good thing about Texas was having warm days sprinkled in among the bitterly cold ones all winter long. I’m getting quite tired of freezing every time I go outside. And this winter we’ve had such cold wind chills I’ve discovered I don’t really have the gear to run in it. (If you live in the far north/tundra, feel free to let me know how to dress.) ¬†And then there’s the ice. Read More

I Am a Run Commuter

I recently discovered I am a run commuter. It went like this:

(upon finding out a friend was running to school each day)
Me – Hey that’s so cool! You’re, like, run commuting!
Him – Uh yeah, just like you.
Me – Me?
Him – Yeah, you. What do you call it?
Me – I just run toward home from work three days a week.
Him – Yeah, that’s called run commuting. </sarcasm>

Well. That led me to Google “run commuting” and it turns out…I am a run commuter! And now that we put it that way…here’s my story. Read More