Mountain View

April 21, 2011

Today I took my p.e. classes outside and enjoyed some sunshine and beautiful views of the mountains.

One reason I chose to be a p.e. teacher was because I knew I could go outside when the weather was nice, but I didn’t have to go outside when it was cold!!

(Now I’m not so sure that was a very good reason to be a p.e. teacher though. :-?)Alaskans love how close these mountains are to their “backyard!” Some people even live on the side of these mountain–a.k.a. “Hillside.”

Since I didn’t recap my workout yesterday, here’s a recap of my runs from the past two days.


Distance: 7 miles

Time: 58 minutes

This was kind of a tough run. I don’t know why I felt so lethargic, but I wasn’t not feeling speedy at all. It felt a lot longer than 7 miles usually does, but I chugged along and got it done.


Distance: 5 miles

Time: 45 minutes

Once again, I was not feeling this run. I honestly debated cutting it short, but I was enjoying the mild (relative) weather, the chirping birds, and the sunshine on my face TOO much to call is quits early. I couldn’t bear to go back inside and not enjoy the peacefulness of the morning—one of the reasons I run in the morning!


Some recent blog posts I’ve enjoyed reading that you might enjoy as well:

Skinny Runner shares her perspective on the over-hype (?) of the Boston Marathon.

A helpful post on how to build your own cheese plate courtesy of Kelly at Foodie Fresh.

Love Cadbury eggs? Love brownies? Give these Cadbury Creme Brownies a try! From Megan at Running Foodie.

Need green cleaning tips for your home? Check out this post by Kath.


What was one thing you thought you would enjoy about your job but in reality isn’t a perk?

    1. I’m in school right now to become a P.E. and Health teacher! I’m just excited to be done with school and get a job! Looks like it is fun 🙂

    1. Since I’m just a boring old lifeguard in the summer…I would say I thought sitting in the sun and doing absolutely nothing 90% of the time would be fun but you are extremely stressed never knowing what is going on in the pool and have to be ready at all times.

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