Fitness Fun

Morro Strand Beach Hike to Morro Rock

    Our first morning on the Central Coast beach vacation was just phenomenal.     K woke up early at six and wanted to take a walk on the beach and take some early morning photos as the fog drifted back out to sea. I was awake and ready to strap on my hiking boots and enjoy waking up …

Bears are Afraid of Boobs; A 8 Mile Hike up San Bernardino Peak Trail

    The path up the mountain side was steep.  My calves were burning already and the hike had just begun a mile ago.   A mile ago at the beginning of the hike I remember thinking how easy the start of this hike is. You cross a babbling creek or raging river depending on what season it is. The …

Get Fat in Mexico or Run 13.1? Or make the best Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich ever ( with Carmelized Onion Cheddar

     Today I had to make a choice.      Run thirteen point one miles or go on a five day Mexican Rivera cruise.      I had my heart set on doing my third half marathon March second at Red Rocks Canyon but today I realized that the cruise we have planned in March leaves San …

Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers

I’m currently recovering from having way to much fun in nature. It’s been a week of snow shoes hikes and running up mountain trails in snow. My cat trax are always strapped to my Asic running shoes these days to help me not slip and slide on the icy trails. Believe me, my muscles hurt …

A Morning at Bear Creek

    The last few mornings have been so epically beautiful up here in my mountain forest.        There is a storm moving in from the west and the clouds a thousand feet below me have been so gorgeous every morning as I’ve run down the mountain trails and into the rolling fog.         I …