Birthday run

I’m not a very social person. I’m introverted and odd, and majority of the things I love to do are solitary–writing, reading, running and swimming. So when it came time for my birthday I knew I didn’t want a party or a large gathering. I didn’t want to go out to eat or go to […]

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Autumn running with dogs

Well, it’s fall up here in Alaska, one of my favorite times of year though, unfortunately, I don’t exactly enjoy what follows: the long and cold and very dark winter.┬áStill, what a joy to get out and run on the trails with whisper-flutter of autumn leaves. Last Thursday we picked up Peka, a beautiful blue-eyed […]

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Another Seriously great run

Another great trail run. Sooner or later my luck is going to run out and I’m totally going to bonk (like, probably during my upcoming 18-miler, lol). Until then, I’m going with the flow, as the New Agers say. I’m staying totally zen. I’m, like, chilling out. This was an easy-paced 5.5 mile run in […]

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Running doggy style

Saturday, I got a call from a friend asking if I could run her dog, Peka, that afternoon. She was caught in a work bind and wouldn’t be able to take her out herself. Of course, I agreed. There’s nothing like running trails with a dog except, maybe, running trails with two dogs. So we […]

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