High Five Friday – California Edition

High Five Friday

Happy Friday from San Francisco friends! We’ve been out here for about a week, visiting family and friends and running all around the city and the Bay Area. T-Minus 2 days until the SF Half Marathon! I’m running the 1st Half Marathon which means that I get to run along the Embarcadero through Fisherman’s Wharf, […]

The Joy of Writing Letters

Letter 1

My older son Jasper wrote me a letter a few weeks before the end of school. He’s been on a letter writing roll for a while now. He would come home from school, cheeks rosy from the warm air outside and whip open his backpack. From his red folder, he would pull out five letters that […]

Why playing freeze tag will make you a better parent (and athlete)


We gathered on the field, scattered across the green expanse. The four of us eyed each other cautiously. All of a sudden, we each started running across the field as fast as we could, darting in different directions and trying to escape my husband’s hands. We were playing freeze tag and Ed was “It”. I can’t […]