As the sun sank from the sky last night, I was just arriving at the Grainery in Frankfort to meet up with friends for a run. Fortunately, I was a few minutes early so was able to run around
like an idiot and grab a few photos. The first was looking west on Old Plank toward the Grainery thru the power lines.
Then I ran east on the trail to grab a few photos
within a short distance of the parking lot as the sunlight was fading.
The life around the pond seems to be dying with the autumn. I think winter is heading our way, like it or not.
I was really amazed at how differently everything looked in low light. I normally run in the dark or as the sun is coming up and this was a nice change. I look forward to comparing similar photos in the winter, spring and summer. I must say one of my favorite things so far about blogging is that I am now making a better effort to document my surroundings by photographing some of the beautiful sites that I take for granted on a daily basis. God is good.
At this point, the light was fading fast and I jogged back to await the arrival of a few Frankfort Running Club ladies. Note to the earring wearing crowd, don’t wear french wires while running in low 30 degree temps……ears get cold from the inside out.
Susan D. and Maggie W. soon arrived and I quickly ushered them into the
bathroom light for a quick photo.
After the ladies so kindly obliged my
abnoxious photo request, we ran off into the dark. I just recovered from the stomach flu so the plan was to be short and slow. I must say this was a perfect run. I really enjoyed the added dynamic which Maggie brought and I hope that she comes back! Work & life are crazy, the holidays are coming, then the flu and not that you care but it’s total pandemonium which is on Aby’s spelling list this week at home with a male, second born, toddler/child in the house. Chaos reigns. This run was a great stress reliever that was much-needed and I was thankful to have been along for the “ride”. In all aspects it was easy, fun, brought about a new friendship and was filled with conversation about living life, making goals, accountability, future endeavors and stepping outside the box of your personal comfort zone.
I challenge you to try something new……join a running group, train for a triathlon, hike the Grand Canyon, learn to snow ski, register for a road race, just pick something different and MAKE IT HAPPEN. Muster the confidence to attempt something that a younger, more immature you would have never had the
guts courage to try. Time is of the essence. Where do you plan to go next?
Nike+ GPS Stats – 3.96 miles – 36:46 (9:18 pace) Garmin GPS Stats – 4.00 miles – 36:46 (9:09 pace)
“Run”way Fashion – I got a super “one day deal” from SkirtSports on this Happy Hour V-Neck long sleeve. LOVE. Can I wear this every day? Go to the SkirtSports page to sign up for their email deals or check them out on Facebook!
Step outside of “your” box……soon, Amanda – TooTallFritz firstname.lastname@example.org