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Road to 26.2 Quitting

Road to 26.2 Monday, January 13th- 4 weeks, 5 days until I get a big ass medal/belt buckle Yesterday, I wanted to quit. I wanted to quit at mile 1, 2, 3, 4. By mile 5, I decided to quit. I knew my friends were set to arrive at the trailhead any minute, and I… Continue reading Road to 26.2 Quitting

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Road to 26.2 Your Race, Your Pace

Road to 26.2 Tuesday, January 7th- 5 weeks, 4 days until my first marathon This morning, a few quotes and phrases came to mind as I was running. I ran at home on my treadmill this morning, it is cedar season here in Hill Country, which means that the pollen from the Mountain Cedars is… Continue reading Road to 26.2 Your Race, Your Pace

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What About Wine?

“What about wine?” When I first announced that we were moving to Texas, almost all of my Oregon friends gasped in horror and asked, “What about wine?” While that wasn't my first thought, it certainly made the Top Ten List. Oregon’s Wine Country is an important industry and a fun part of our lives. Wine… Continue reading What About Wine?

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Six Weeks in Texas; the good, the bad, the ugly, the amazing

I never imagined I would live in Texas, I grew up happily splashing through the woods in Oregon. I thought that Texas was just full of armadillos and overly armed rednecks... well, may still be true but this big, beautiful, bodacious state has a lot more to delight even the weirdest, rain-loving Northwesterner. My husband's… Continue reading Six Weeks in Texas; the good, the bad, the ugly, the amazing

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Welcome to my world of dogs, running, wine, Texas, education, boating, crafting, fishing and photography

I'm an Oregonian recently relocated to Austin, Texas! This has been and continues to be a great journey! I write about what I love, this order varies; My husband, Luke, we have been married 10 years and together almost 17... that's a lot of stories My chocolate lab, Max Wine, ahhhh delicious vino Running, road… Continue reading Welcome to my world of dogs, running, wine, Texas, education, boating, crafting, fishing and photography