Holiday runs I love

Clockwise from top left: my favorite ornament; Celtic Solstice 2011?; Turkey Trot with my then much younger son; our annual cookie exchange run

I am NOT a big fan of the holidays, let's just put that out there. And I'm kind of annoyed that I am even posting something with the word holiday in it when we are a mere 12 days removed from Halloween. But the retailers are already shoving the season down our throats, so my mind has wandered there lately, thus this post.  I was thinking … [Read more...]

Happy holidays!

holiday running

We never need an excuse to get together and run, but my running crew and I have done a bang up job of late making ones up. Our holiday themed runs have included the Celtic Solstice 5-miler, a night-time run through neighborhood lights (followed by a cookie exchange), a Christmas Eve morning run, and finally, a boxing day run (and brunch!) … [Read more...]

Any excuse will do!

Run first; drive second

I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday weekend with family, friends, and of course, a run or two. I kicked off Christmas Eve with 13 beautiful (if not a bit fast for me) miles with my friends. If you haven't noticed, my friends and I can come up with a reason for a run (combined with food, of course) pretty much any time. We already … [Read more...]

CSN giveaway

By now, you're probably familiar with CSN Stores, where you can find everything but including the kitchen sink. From coffee tables to duvet covers, from treadmills to luggage, it's your go-to for one-stop shopping.With the holidays approaching (yes, I just used that phrase), having $45 to spend at CSN would come in handy, and that's just … [Read more...]