• Adventures
  • Race Recap: Missions Heritage Half Marathon in San Antonio

    I’ve run 16 half marathons, and while most aren’t particularly noteworthy (or blog-worthy), this morning’s Missions Heritage Half in San Antonio was. The course, which runs along the San Antonio River, within the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, and passes four of the five Spanish frontier missions in San Antonio, was beautiful and so […]

  • Costuming
  • Costuming Vikings: The Style

    Inspired by the show Vikings, some truly bad ass costumes I’ve seen at Texas Renaissance Festival and on Pinterest, and wanting to wear a costume in the freezing winds of the Orkney Islands, I began researching Viking costumes with a smidgen of historical accuracy. I made three viking dresses, embellished two sets of tunics, and assembled/made […]