DVandMeLMTR

Race day for the Lake Michigan Trail Half Marathon was pretty low key. According to my Garmin, temps were at 66 degrees and humidity was at 100%. There was SO MUCH FOG! It was two weeks since the car crash so I knew race day was going to be interesting. My biggest issue has been […]

trail running

Tomorrow is half marathon #18, a brand new race, the Lake Michigan Trail Half Marathon. Am I ready? I dunno. Do I feel like it’s the day before a race? Nope. If it weren’t for the fact that there’s a running outfit sitting on my dresser right now with a race bib, you’d never even […]

Blue and Purple Boat and Walla Wallas

I am 13 days post car accident and feeling much better. Part of that is because I can see that the end is near, and part of that is because my ears stopped ringing about a week ago. Yesterday the insurance company finally had an adjuster look at the car and they have officially totaled […]

Sunset in the Rocky Mountains

On a scale from 0-10, I’m at frustration level a billion. Our car hasn’t been transferred to Sioux Falls, SD yet because the insurance company put the ship from and deliver to address wrong. It was listed as picking up and delivering to the delivery address — BOTH the same address. I can’t make this […]

Chihuly Exhibit at Denver Botanic Garden

  It’s Tuesday and we returned from our vacation on Sunday night. I don’t even know where to begin, honestly, I don’t. I guess I’ll start at the end, mostly because it’s fresh in my mind and mostly because it’s quite honestly the most frustrating thing I’ve ever been through. Friday morning we packed up […]

Cattails

We had an awesome afternoon at the Denver Botanic Gardens where the Dale Chihuly Exhibit is going on until November. We really wanted to see this exhibit towards sunset, but our vacation this week didn’t plan for the gardens to be closed at 3 pm two days for concerts. Therefore, we had to squeeze this […]

Window art #vadervacation

We drove from Wisconsin to Colorado on Saturday morning in a straight shot. We left at 2:44 am which means by about 8 am I NEEDED coffee. Thankfully, there was a Starbucks exactly 2.4 miles away from where we had breakfast in Newton, Iowa. That is a painting on the side of a building, impressive […]

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We live about 104 miles from Devil’s Head Resort in Merrimac, WI, which is where we were staying when we ran the Dances With Dirt Half Marathon a few weeks ago. I chose this hotel based the following: Camping as a kid has scarred me for life and have ZERO plans to ever sleep in […]

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