When the folks at Puma sent me a parcel filled with gear from their new Ignite PWRCOOL line, I was curious. Truthfully, I haven’t worn Puma gear in a few years. I remember having a pair of pink-and-white Puma sneakers that were all the rage back when I was in college; those shoes were the jam!
I love backpacking. I love sleeping in a tent, getting dirty, and carrying everything I need on my back. There is something simple and pleasing about the sport, and that’s not even addressing the ridiculously beautiful scenery.
But you know what I don’t always love? Going so slow! There is so much to see with so little time; often, I wish my legs would just go faster so I could see everything!
Enter = packrafting.
They say you never go home again, right? Turns out, that doesn’t apply to running….or at least, not to road running!
Once I fell head over heels in love with trails, I snubbed the pavement. Truth be told, prior to last month, I hadn’t run cement miles in well over a year!
Last week a reader sent me the link to this story. He suggested I read it and potentially share it with my readers.
I encourage everyone to take the five minutes to read through the story in its entirety. As a warning, it’s absolutely tragic. Madison Holleran was an all-star track student at the University of Pennsylvania. From the outside– shown through her Instagram feed–she had it all. She was beautiful, intelligent, had tons of friends, a supportive family and a budding track career. The photos she shared on social media embodied the idyllic image one would imagine of an all-American collegiate female.
Blog world is a funny place and I forget that sometimes. I forget that there are thousands of people reading this site and I–quite literally– know nothing about you. It’s trippy when you think about it, but I kinda love the anonymity.
It’s a rainy, dreary day here in Denver, but I have to admit: I love it. We very rarely get these days and although the weather is wreaking havoc on our work schedule, I’m enjoying the sound of the pitter-patter on our roof. Between wedding planning, blog stuff and busy season at work, my mind is racing; I’m glad to listen to the soothing effect of the raindrops.
There has been a lot going on over the past month or so, so I thought I’d throw together a quick “catch-up” post. Enjoy!