Monthly Archives: April 2016

10 Reasons Why I Don’t Want Spring Yet

This morning I had no choice but to drive down from my snowy mountain town into the city and into the day from hell. It was a pain in the ass kind of day which concluded with the kind of sadness which involved me eating a cheeseburger and fries ( Which were amazing! I don’t …

Run Like a Race Horse! Or a Shetland Pony!

It’s Race day! You have run and trained and sweated your little heart out before the 5K or half marathon or mud run or whatever.  You have run in the snow, slipping and sliding through the slush, face frozen solid and your frozen toes like icicles inside your Sarcony trail running shoes. You suffered a terrible disfiguring sports …

Curry baked Coconut Shrimp with Mango Dipping Sauce

Day ten and I am still a sneezing, running, oblique destroying machine! Between rounds of Insanity or Tapout, hours on the trail and time on the bike I am making an effort to get back in shape the last month. Even if I have the worst allergies I have ever had in my life. I …

Coconut Mocha Smoothie

It’s so weird to be in a place I called home for ten years and feel so lost. I’ve lived in this house since 2004 and it never really felt like home to me, even when I was living in that house four years ago, repainted, replaced furniture I hated with furniture I loved and adopted a baby kitten …

Plum Pollen Potential Paranoia

This would be the most fantastic rainy day ever if I wasn’t sneezing my ass off. This is technically my second spring time full time in Big Bear, which is only thirty minutes up the road from the pine forest where I grew up and lived for thirty years. So how is it that you …