Frostbitten in Vermont

vermont winter views

It’s currently Tuesday and we’re getting another 6-8 inches of snow on Cape Cod. Big flakes. It’s bonkers, and I love it! But also, we’re about to leave on our first warm winter vacation in years this week!… Read More

February Weekend

Training is going smoothly here as we head into February! I’m not really one for weekly training “progress reports”, and to be honest, I don’t read anyone else’s either. No one cares that I ran 4 miles on a… Read More

Snow and Sunshine

cape cod dog in the snow

We were supposed to head to Vermont this past weekend, but Gary had a pretty bad head cold starting toward the end of the week and we cancelled our travel plans. So what were we up to here on Cape… Read More

Connecticut Christmas

So there’s this weird little twist of events that leaves me in Connecticut with my husband’s family all week this week – without him, and without a car. I’m happy to travel by sneakers as much as I… Read More

Day One, Take Two

marathon training

Today marks Day One of marathon training! The Vermont City Marathon isn’t until May 24th, but I boosted my training another month by signing up for the imperfectly-timed 20-Miler on Martha’s Vineyard this February – two months from today…. Read More

Custom-Fit Training

Last night I sat down on the couch, after a full evening of designing wedding albums, and pulled out all the papers, pencils, white-out (yep!) and red pens! Like Liza said on Twitter, it is like back-to-school time… Read More

Heart Rate Training

fall foliage

I’ve been testing out heart-rate training for about a week now, and wanted to share some of my initial thoughts! I never really understood the point of heart-rate monitors until one of my favorite [sarcastic-as-hell] runners – Emily at Sweat… Read More

Race Week on Cape Cod!

So here’s the thing… I’m running my first post-ACL-surgery half marathon this Saturday. There are a few things I figured I should probably admit to you about this. First, the Cape Cod Half-Marathon is not mentally my goal… Read More

Five Favorite Fuels for Running

Everyone’s got their own thoughts on this, and to be honest, I’ve seen a few lists that are so crazy different from my own that I thought I’d like to jump in and share! I tend to focus… Read More

The Comeback Race

Last October, I completed my very first marathon and promptly signed up for the next! I loved everything about the marathon distance. Mostly I loved the training… the three months of goal-setting, the next-level joy and meditation that comes with… Read More