Monthly Archives: April 2015

Mini Italian Lesson #7 (Recipe: Refrigerator Cookies)

So, it has been a long time since I posted one of these. I’m way behind. For this Italian lesson we learned about comparative adjectives. La mia casa e bella. = My house is beautiful. La mia casa e piu bella … Continue reading

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How To Train With A Running Group (Recipe: Sausage and Goat Cheese Strata)

Have you ever trained with a running group?  I hadn’t until I moved to Madison in 2012, and even then I continued to run on my own a lot.  You may think running is just running.  However, running with a … Continue reading

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The 6th Annual Birthday Run! (Recipe: Giant Chocolate Chip Cookie Sandwich Cake)

It’s tradition. I love it. It is probably one of my favorite traditions ever. The birthday run. I have talked about how it all began here and here. This year I flew down to Phoenix for the tradition! We ran … Continue reading

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2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee – Part 2 (Recipe: Buttermilk Oatmeal Bread)

I posted one blog post about the DGAC and mentioned I would be splitting it into two parts because it got too long. Here is my second post about it. The DGAC encourages the consumption of healthy dietary patterns that … Continue reading

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Nile and Castle Fitbit Badges + NRR Flyball Weekend! (Recipe: Dulce de Leche Cookie Bars)

On April 16 I earned my Nile Fitbit badge.  This is the message I got from Fitbit: “By walking 4,132 miles, you’ve walked the length of longest river in the world and added a new badge to your stream of … Continue reading

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The 1% Incline Rule and Pilot Mountain (Recipe: Cinnamon Chicken)

Have you heard that you should set your treadmill incline to 1% to help mimic running outdoors? I’m sure I’ve mentioned it in some post before. The idea behind this practice is that the energy cost of running at a … Continue reading

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Jack Daniels (Recipe: Coffee Cake Muffins)

And I don’t mean the whiskey. Jack Daniels is a man who has had a bigger influence on training-for-running than almost anyone. He wrote a book in 1998 called Daniels’ Running Formula which discussed appropriate training paces for runners of all abilities. … Continue reading

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