Though I’ve been out of a routine the last couple of months, I usually run pretty regularly. In fact, I am planning to run in a half marathon this Saturday in a place called Monte Cristo. The last time I was there, I ran into a moose and her baby. While the thought of seeing … Continued
Last weekend, I hosted a wedding. The bride, of Mexican heritage, wanted food reminiscent of her childhood. The groom, a meat and potatoes kind of man, has milder tastes in food. As I was in charge of the kitchen, I opted for a happy medium that was gluten and dairy-free, without being obviously so, and … Continued
Have you ever heard of Buddy Lee? I’m not talking about the Lee Jeans doll mascot. No, I mean Buddy Lee the Olympian and 10-time World Medalist. Buddy Lee is also a fitness trainer and jump rope expert, and a couple of years ago, I bought one of those ropes. Last week while prepping for a garage sale, I found it in the bottom of a plastic bin and gave it a try.
I love camping in the San Rafael Swell, so when I saw that a 1/2 marathon would be taking place there, I convinced some friends to run it with me. This event – called the Little Grand Canyon Half Marathon – was awesome.
The Canyonlands Half Marathon is a beautiful run through a red rock canyon; a sleepy river accompanying you the entire way. If only I’d been well enough to run it.