A Morning Run in Oban

I had the pleasure of spending a day in Oban during my recent tour of Scotland, and had a wonderful time on a morning run. Oban is a picturesque seaside town in Argyll on the west coast of Scotland. Early mornings are my favorite time of day to explore a new place. I imagined the…

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The Lesson of the Long Run

I am currently in training for my first marathon. It’s coming up quickly in October; the 2019 Chicago Marathon. The long runs are getting long at this point. I’m getting into uncharted territory, as in running longer distances than I ever have before. A few days ago, on my first ever 16 mile run, the…

How I explored Edinburgh-Without a soul in sight!

Visiting Scotland was a dream come true. The very top of the top of the bucket list for me. After reading all the blogs and travel sites on the ancient city of Edinburgh, and poring over every amazing photograph, I could hardly wait to arrive and experience it for myself. Truly, it was just as…

A weekend at Starved Rock State Park

Starved Rock State park is located in Oglesby, Illinois. It’s a few hours drive from my home in Northwest Indiana, and a perfect place to get away for a weekend and enjoy nature. With 13 miles of trails its fabulous for hiking and trail running, and the views will take your breath away. We booked…

Welcome!

Thanks for joining me! There is nothing like exploring a new place for the first time. The excitement and awe of discovering something new never grows old! Time in nature is healing and something that has become an important part of my life. I’m sure it is an important part of yours as well, or…