A Rainy Hike

Today was my last hike before resuming my runs next week (unless we get out this weekend!). The rain has been endless and exhausting in the last two months, swelling creeks and whitening mountains. Trees are mostly bare, and as we near the winter solstice and days shorten, by the time I leave work at …

Rain and Love

Today‚Äôs run was wet, wet, wet. It feels good, though. I tell myself when I run not to think about my body, not to let it conquer my thoughts when there is tiredness or soreness. Instead my thoughts drift to other things. Then I feel light and springy, and running feels natural, as if I …