Among the many benefits of running, I am finding new and wonderful places around Portsmouth. Lately I have been running along the harbor - taking side streets off of Marcy - and it often feels like I've been transported to the narrow lanes and beautiful old homes on Nantucket. I find there is a lot of similarity running in Portsmouth and running in Nantucket. Beautiful vistas, smell of salt water, friendly people, lots of wind - though Portsmouth is more "hilly" than Nantucket.
I have noticed more activity around Town. Groups of carpenters and contractors, renovating and sprucing things up. On a nice day I usually hear the sound of saws and hammers. One surely gets the sense of things to come. I can't wait to get out into our garden. I have big plans!
Russ and I have been to about half of the restaurants we need to visit in order to make helpful recommendations to our guests. You know the saying - Tough job but someone's got to do it! Well - it's been anything but tough. We have had nothing but great meals around Town. I am glad we still have more research to do.
Gotta go - breakfast duty calls. Wish me luck on race day - April 12th.