A Perfect Time to Explore the Dunes

Fall is my favorite time of year to be outdoors. The temperature is perfect for hiking and exploring, not too hot and not too cold. It’s also my favorite time of year to visit the nearby Indiana Dunes. Located in Northwest Indiana on the shores of Lake Michigan, It’s an incredibly peaceful place to take…

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My Favorite Places in Scotland Part 2

I’m so excited to share two more of my favorite places in Scotland with you! First is the beautiful Isle of Skye. With its stunning scenery, mountains, and wildlife there really is something for everyone on Skye. Next, the mysterious and ancient Clava Cairns near Inverness. Keep reading to discover why this site should be…

My Favorite Places in Scotland

I recently visited Scotland and I will never be the same. It’s an enchanting, ancient land of lochs and munro’s, bustling, modern cities and villages that seem untouched by time. Castles and cathedrals dot the landscape, but the real beauty is the land and the people that call it home. It is indescribable, and more…

One Step Closer to the Marathon

Chicago marathon day is drawing closer, and my long runs are getting really long. As in over three hours long! Finishing is a confidence booster to be sure! Sometimes the pre-run jitters can creep in with these long distances though, and its easy to let them get the best of me. I try to remember…

Running by the River Ness

I recently visited the beautiful city of Inverness during my vacation in Scotland. I can’t tell you how excited I was to spend time there! Our first day there was blustery and rainy, not too surprising for Scotland. I won’t lie, I burrowed under the covers and skipped my morning run that day. Thankfully the…