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The Message Half Marathon

The Message Half Marathon

The Message Half was a new race this year. Normally, I would be a little skeptical of running a half in an inaugural race, but the Cowtown Marathon folks were producing it, so I figured it would be well-organized. The main reason I decided to […]

Please excuse the mess

Please excuse the mess

I just changed WordPress themes, and the new one has featured pictures. Since I don’t have featured pictures for most posts, it’s inserting stock photos. I’m working on changing that. For now, enjoy a photo of Indian paintbrushes I took in De Leon Sunday.

Cowtown Challenge 2017

Cowtown Challenge 2017

This was my second year running the Cowtown Challenge at the Cowtown Marathon. I chose the shortest race each day – 5K on Saturday and Half Marathon on Sunday. Saturday morning was cold! Since this winter has been so warm, it was a change. The […]

Marine Creek Trailhead Trot

Marine Creek Trailhead Trot

In mid-May, I ran the 5K celebrating the opening of the new trail head on Marine Creek Lake. It was cloudy, very windy, and freaking cold for mid-May. I thought it might rain, so I initially wore a cap, but realized the cap probably wouldn’t […]

Buffalo Boogie

Buffalo Boogie

This year was my second time running the Buffalo Boogie at the Fort Worth Nature Center. Aggie has run both races with me, and, this year, I convinced both kids to go with me, too. It was a cool, sunny morning. The race seemed a […]

Wicked Wine Run

Wicked Wine Run

Just a little over two weeks after Cowtown, I had a bike wreck and really banged up my right knee. It hurt so bad to wear pants that I actually wore a dress to work! The injury caused me to take a little break from […]

Cowtown Challenge: 5K and Half Marathon

Cowtown Challenge: 5K and Half Marathon

The last weekend in February, I completed the Cowtown Challenge by completing a race on each day. Saturday, I ran the adult’s 5K. I took it slow and didn’t have to walk at all. A lot of the course was downhill, and I think I […]

Week 2 – Landscape: Traditional

Week 2 – Landscape: Traditional

Ok, so second week into the challenge, and I’m already behind. I didn’t get a chance to take my Nikon out yesterday, but I did take a panorama of Marine Creek Lake with my phone while I was on my long run.

Week 1 – Portrait: Self-Portrait

Week 1 – Portrait: Self-Portrait

I decided to do a 52-week photography challenge for 2016. The first week is a self-portrait. I used the self-timer for the first time, and I used my speedlight since I was indoors.

Pumpkin Spice 10K (aka My First 10K!)

Pumpkin Spice 10K (aka My First 10K!)

On November 21, I ran my very first 10K – the Pumpkin Spice 10K in Fort Worth. We had a cold front blow in that morning, so it was windy and cold. It wasn’t bad while running, but I think it got colder and windier […]