Perfect Pancakes

Good Monday morning!! I hope everyone has a fabulous weekend. I had a fairly busy Saturday with a long run in the morning and hiking in the afternoon. Sunday was quite uneventful; so much so I didn't even post about anything--sorry. I knew I wanted to make pancakes this morning, so last night I mixed up the dry ingredients and let them set in a bowl overnight on the counter. That way when I got back from my run in…

Winner Creek Hike

I really enjoy hiking; it is so refreshing to get outdoors and see the natural beauty of where we live!! And that's exactly what we did yesterday afternoon; Craig, Lindsey, and I hiked Winner Creek Trail in Girdwood, AK. This trail is part of the Historic Iditarod Trail that went from Seward to Nome. I love this area because it is an old-growth forest which means the trees and plants have been there for hundreds of years and not destroyed…

The Case of the Missing Sun

Seriously clouds!??!? How can you possibly cover Anchorage for this long? The sun wants to show his beautiful face too!! I really did have high hopes when I saw the sun shining this morning but 45 minutes later it is gone again. :( On a higher note, I got started this morning with a standard pre-long run breakfast. When something works, why change it? Special K Fruit and Yogurt Cereal with low-fat organic milk. Ice cold milk is the best!…