Humidity makes running in the warm weather about a hundred times more difficult, even if you run in the relative coolness of the morning (though when July comes, a “cool’ morning is 75 degrees at 9 a.m.). Michigan is the third wettest state, in the nation, so we are rife with thick air and tougher conditions for just breathing than people in many other places. Read the rest of this entry »

So, I’ve only spent one week in the warm and serene temperatures of a Michigan April, but already I am spoiled and would now detest any sudden return to the weather, which persisted not even two weeks ago. However, as the sun finally warms the day I find that the quality of my runs has become spotty at best. That isn’t a shock for me though, not for this time of the year. That’s a typical event for me. Read the rest of this entry »