8 Summer Running Tips

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It is heating up in the desert. Which makes sense, considering that summer has officially started. As I write this it is 113 outside. All this makes running a tougher sport than it already is. But it feels like only 109! Summer Running Tips Running in the summer can be challenging, but here are a […]

I Am Distraught

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You know about my husband, the Dog, Cat, and Calf Rescuer. While we both are animal lovers, my husband Alan goes above and beyond the norm to rescue, care for, and love animals. That is why we are involved in a crazy situation that truly is devastating for both of us (Alan in particular). Alan […]

Welcome to La Quinta, Land of the Stench

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I love my city. I love the desert. I do not love the Salton Sea. As reported in newspapers as far away as San Francisco, a stench wafted over Southern California on Monday, which prompted hundreds of calls to officials and even forced one school to cancel recess. The probable source of the foul odor? […]

Excuse Me!

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Just finished a late lunch/early dinner at Chipotle’s completing my recovery from my 42 mile bike ride this morning. Why would such a relatively short ride require an extensive, almost day long recovery, you may ask? A quick check of my Daily Mile profile supplies the answer: There’s not been a whole lot of training […]