• Adventures

    YES, you can go camping by yourself

    I was recently chatting with a friend when she said something that really struck me. She said that she wanted to go camping very badly, but her boyfriend didn’t want to. I asked her why she didn’t just go by herself, and her response was, “I never thought about that.” My message for everyone, but especially women is, YES, you can go camping by yourself. Disclaimer – While I enjoy camping by myself, I don’t do it very often. I’ve been blessed with a lifetime of people who love camping too so I’m hardly ever alone. I do not profess to be an expert. I know some people look down…

  • Running

    You should consider a night race

    Have you ever considered running a night race? You should. At 1:50 this morning, I ran in my first race since 2015. Yes, you read that correctly, 1:50 am. I knew when I started running again back in September, that signing up for a race wouldn’t be far behind, but I wanted it to be a special race. When I heard about the Time Traveler Pi-miler race, I couldn’t resist. The race coincides with the time change, so the hook is that you will finish before you start. That is cool, but the draw for me is running in the dark. My first experience with running in the dark was…