Why I Love Running

If you've been reading my blog for a while now, you know I am pretty dedicated to my running. A day hardly goes by where I am not out pounding the pavement early in the morning--and sometimes again in the afternoon. I love so many things about running that I don't think any other sport/activity could take its place. Tonight I wanted to highlight just some of the reasons why I've become so addicted to running. And while I love…

Greek Festival 2010

Greek Festival 2010 I spent Saturday and Sunday afternoon helping out at the Greek Festival, sponsored by Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church. This popular community event featured Greek cuisine, music, dancing, and a lot of "opas!!" The event is held to raise money in order to help build a new church. Greece. America. Alaska. Delicious, authentic Greek food! A few samples for myself: dolmathes (grape leaves stuffed with rice, herbs, and spices), youvetsi (orzo pasta with pieces of lamb), and…

I Can Indulge

Here's proof that that even I can (and will) indulge every once and a while! ;) This ice cream cone totally hit the spot last night! I've only been craving a soft serve cone for about two months now. Plus it was only 50 cents; I couldn't go wrong! It was so nice not to have to wake up to an alarm this morning--even though I still woke up at 6 a.m. (I got really spoiled this summer.) I made…