Summer Darkness

As I took off for my early morning (5 a.m.) run this morning in shorts and a long-sleeve shirt, something felt off. I thought about it for a while and then realized what it was--it was dark, but I was in shorts!! Now, for most of you this isn't anything out of the norm, but for those of us who live in Alaska, this is an odd feeling. Usually in the summer, when I can wear shorts on a run,…

Zucchini Pizza

I had a productive afternoon at school getting ready for the first day of school tomorrow!! Yikes!! My afternoon snack was my favorite kind of pear--D'Anjou. I like that they are slightly crunchy because I heart crunchy foods!! After work, I "sprinted" home and got busy prepping dinner. When I saw Jenna's post on Cheesy Zucchini Pizza a while back, I knew I had to try it!! It made my mouth water when seeing the pictures, and tonight was the…

Changing Strides

Good Afternoon, everyone! This whole working thing is getting the best of me right now. I feel as though I barely have time to catch my breath! (For those of you you may not know, I am a teacher and summer break is now over. :( Since last Thursday, I've been prepping for school to start tomorrow!) One thing that that helps put my life back in order and is a HUGE stress reliever for me are my morning runs.…