My mind has been in the mountains recently.
Specifically, a mountain called Triglav in Slovenia, where many of my extended family members and I will be hiking in mid-July. I’ve slowly been accumulating everything I need, from hiking boots to a new wind-proof jacket. I’ve also started to get outside more, even for a long lakeshore walk or a casual neighborhood stroll. It’s not technically training, but, hey, it’s not like Illinois is exactly the place to be for mountain climbing.
That’s why I was intrigued when my