Tag Archives: Beaches

A stairway to heaven

“I’m on a roller coaster that only goes up,” Augustus said.  This is neither a roller coaster nor a fictional story, but some days really feel like they were lifted directly from someone’s bigger story arc. It’s beautiful out here. … Continue reading

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Paradise Falls

Today was finally the first day of summer here in Milwaukee. At 10am it was at least 74 degrees out and super duper humid — this runner’s ideal running weather! After a good 6-mile trot, the clouds still hadn’t rolled … Continue reading

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I’m on a boat!

ErnieandBert and I had a truly spectacular weekend together. Sunday morning we got up and she bounded off to crossfit on the beach while I went for a run,  while I hung out with Louie because he was super annoyed … Continue reading

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Friday Top 5

I’ve been slacking lately so I haven’t done one of these in a while. But after a tumultuous and rewarding May I’ve learned a few lessons, some easier to swallow than others. Now that we’ve officially kicked into June, this … Continue reading

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Quarter Century

As promised way back in February when this cake stopped me dead in my tracks, I made it. Chocolate cookie crust. Chocolate cheesecake under vanilla cheesecake under jam under creme fraiche under strawberries. Yes, you should make this right now. … Continue reading

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Beachy Keen!

Despite waking up far later than I would have liked today, I was determined to get to the beach. It was so beautiful (and practically deserted) that I brought my book and my new bikini and just relished the outdoors. … Continue reading

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