Thick Chewy Granola Bars

I've tried making my granola bars before, but I have not found a recipe that I like. So when I saw these Thick Chewy Granola Bars on N Her Shoes, I knew I had to try them. Bobbi from N Her Shoes actually got the recipe from Smitten Kitchen. (Just want to give credit where credit is due.) Thick Chewy Granola Bars 1 2/3 cups quick rolled oats (I used old-fashioned.) 1/2 to 3/4 cup granulated sugar (use more for a sweetness akin…

Moose Everywhere

For those of you who live in Anchorage, you know this isn't uncommon to see moose in the city occasionally. However, I usually don't see many moose during the summer because they flee to the mountains. But this morning on my run, I saw two more moose--a mother and its baby!! (Sorry I don't have a picture. I don't carry my camera with me on my runs.) I ran 6 miles today in 51 minutes this morning. I wasn't feeling…

You Know You’re a Runner When. . .

Last night, Craig and I spent some time outside enjoying the sun!! We hopped on our bikes and rode the Campbell Creek trail. You would not believe all the wildlife we saw!! First, a mother moose with, not one. . . but two babies. Yes, there are two there, see the four legs in the back? The mother also has a tagging collar on. And then we saw a beaver!! And a bald eagle! And some ducks. Not quite as…