Ever get the feeling you were being watched?
Had a beauty of a day here today and what better way to spend it than exploring the trails with the kids. They are so curious and adventurous out there with their walking sticks! What a riot! I skipped my long run in favour of family fun and what a trade it was!
Scallops are a big deal in Lunenburg. Adams and Knickle has been in the business of scallop fishing since 1897 and continues to provide the community with outstanding quality and fresh product. While running by their waterfront iconic working wharf and nostalgic wooden dragger, the “Chockle Cap”, I started to think about dinner (to be […]
Somehow and some way, I found myself listening to Willie Nelson in a fantastic interview on NPR’s Fresh Air during a run of mine last week. It was mesmerizing. His voice and personality kept me enthralled the entire hour. While he is no cultured Parisian opera, Willie the Outlaw Nelson provided my run with a certain […]
I ran to the end of a long winding coastal road on Sunday in the wind and sporadic rain with my head on a swivel as the textures of the landscape were extra rich that day. The mosses, puddles, seaweed, stunted shrubs holding onto little dried up berries, slick rock outcroppings, and broken road all […]
It’s getting closer and closer to winter and the anticipation of the first real snowfall of the season is eating at me. I love snow! It cramps my run -style, but I love it anyway. Today’s minuscule dusting of ephemeral glorified frost was a tease.
We have had quite a bit of rain and wind in Lunenburg lately. My 16k run yesterday had a plateful of gusty wind and a side sprinkling of rain. It also seemed that the wind was in my face no matter the direction I ran. And accompanying all this is grey. I love running when […]
Remember. Remember why you first laced up your running kicks and headed out the door for your virgin run. Remember that high you felt the first time you looked at your watch post-run and said “I went that fast?!” Remember that soul-warming sunset run or the sunrise that made you want to stretch your arms […]
Find the right chord to tune your run. Whether I run with music in my ears or run with the songs of the wind, birds, and tide, I always try to find the sweet rhythm of breath, stride, and body feel. The key to keeping it fun is changing it up. I change the playlist […]