I’m Not Scared, but I’m Scared: Thoughts from a Mostly Solo, Average Trail Runner

Hello friends, welcome here! So, that is a lengthy title but welcome to “I’m Not Scared, but I’m Scared: Thoughts from a Mostly Solo, Average Trail Runner”. I spend a lot of time outside, it is kind of my favorite place. It is also a place that can cause me great anxiety at times. Runner’s … Continue reading I’m Not Scared, but I’m Scared: Thoughts from a Mostly Solo, Average Trail Runner

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A Drop-In of Sorts.

Hello friends, welcome here!   It is 5:00, I am not ashamed to say I am waiting for Taylor Swift’s music video for Lover to drop at 5:30. It is pouring outside and I am just feeling grateful. Life has gotten so busy with students returning to campus and my heart is so full. I’m … Continue reading A Drop-In of Sorts.

Tips for Running Your 1st Half Marathon

Hello friends, welcome here! Yayayayayay! So, you have decided to run your first half marathon (or you are *thinking* of running your first half marathon). That is super exciting! This past February, I ran my first half marathon and fell in love with the distance. I want to run another one in the near future … Continue reading Tips for Running Your 1st Half Marathon

100 Things About Me

Hello friend, welcome here! I am so excited you have found Running and Plants! This is a project I have wanted to work on for a while! The post grad-school life has left me in somewhat of an academic limbo, and starting this project has brought me so much joy in such a short amount … Continue reading 100 Things About Me

10 Things I Have Learned From a Year of Commuting by Bike

Hello friend, welcome here! Did you know May is National Bike Month?? If you didn't, that's ok - up until this year, I didn't either. In celebration of Bike Month, I want to share some things I have learned from a year of commuting by bike. These are mostly based of of questions I am … Continue reading 10 Things I Have Learned From a Year of Commuting by Bike

You Don’t Have to Buy Sustainability.

Hello dear friends, it is time we had a talk. I am frustrated (maybe you are, too). For some time, I have been seeing an increase in the amount of posts and adds trying to sell products in the name of promoting sustainability. On the surface level, that seems great. Shoes made from recycled plastic, … Continue reading You Don’t Have to Buy Sustainability.