While we were in upstate New York for the Wineglass marathon, we made a slight detour north to visit Niagara Falls. Because, you know, NIAGARA FALLS!!!
For six years we ran the New Year’s Day 5-miler as a way to kick off the year with a bit of competitive-driven exercise. Sadly, the race shut down after the 2015 race. What to do? In 2016, the answer was nothing. This year I was determined to find a replacement race. And, given that we […]
It may have been just one week after he ran another marathon and he may have been in the middle of battling a terribly head-and-chest-cold, but Kelly successfully once again ran the Tyler Rose Marathon.
This year was gone in a flash – I can’t believe today is day 365 of 2016. Looking back, it feels like we didn’t do much but I guess not much can add up to a whole lot. So here’s our 2016 year-in-review / holiday card…
My grandma was a faithful reader of this blog. I’m going to miss her comments moving forward. This is the eulogy I shared at her funeral services this weekend: I was born two months before my grandma, Juanita Alloway, turned 50. She died 45 years later, just three months after our final conversation – an interview for […]
The Hayleys needed a vacation. Work has been epically busy, plus our Galloway running group duties and a host of other things we’ve said yes to over time. Then there’s the whole, Hey – we haven’t been on a proper vacation in over two years thing. That’s how we found ourselves in Mexico right after Thanksgiving. We found a beautiful resort, Garza Blanca, owned by the same group which owns Sierra Lago where we’d enjoyed a wonderful vacation several years ago. Garza Blanca didn’t disappoint.
I thought it would be fun to take a cooking class with Kelly – so I made it a 101 goal, that way he’d agree to do it with me for the sake of helping me cross something off the list. Of course, secretly I knew that he’d love the class. See how I work? […]
The husband loves me – he sent me off on a Sunday afternoon to get a foot massage (ahhh…Top Feet!) and an acupressure massage. I’d never had an acupressure massage before. By the way, it’s the same thing as shiatsu massage, which you may have heard of. (I had heard of shiatsu, but I’d never […]
The big questions of life: If you’ve only run three times in six weeks, should you run a marathon? If you’ve had a head cold for over a week and have barely slept because of coughing and congestion, should you run a marathon? If there’s been a major sleet storm that shut down the city, […]