Hermione, Mark and Yo-ho

Meet Hermione, brilliant and loyal best friend of Harry Potter. Mark Wiseman, standout Hawkeye running back. and Jake the Neverland … [Read more...]


Joel and I ran the Des Moines half marathon again last weekend; our previous running of the DM 1/2 was a 1:40 finish in 2010.  We "ran" with … [Read more...]

the return of running

Earlier this winter, a friend texted to let me know that she and her sister were running a half-marathon in May and invited me to run also. … [Read more...]

Emma’s 1st 5k

Two weeks later than scheduled, Emma was finally able to run her 1st 5k.  We supported Aunt Amy's track team and ran the 1st annual … [Read more...]

tacit competition

There's a bit of a tacit competition during outdoor running season at our house. When Joel goes for a run, I try to remember to set out a … [Read more...]