Notes from the Lake

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Brush on BlockWe all know that the sun has damaging effects on the skin. Exposure can cause serious risks for skin cancer and can minimize the production of collagen, causing wrinkles and sun spots. There are many options for sunscreen out today. What's the best sunscreen out there? The dermatologist says "the best one is the one you will use."
We like Susan Posnick's Brush on Block (call 512-372-7249 to order). It has UVA and UVB protection (a must for complete coverage), goes on easy and stays all…

In Honor of National Running Day

Why do I run? 

  • Because I can
  • Because I can run solo, with my dog or with my running group buddies.
  • Because it’s cheaper than therapy
  • Because I really enjoy working up a serious sweat
  • Because I want to send that cupcake packing
  • Because I love to feel the after-effects
  • Because there are no techniques to learn, moves to master or equipment to buy
  • Because it’s my personal time to think, train, create and unwind. 

Although I might…

To acknowledge the impact of running on the lives of so many, Wednesday, June 5 has been designated National Running Day—a day of celebration for those who already run and a day to spread encouraging words and an inviting hand to those yet to discover this healthy, beneficial and wonderful activity.

Fun facts about running:

  • There are more than 75 million runners in the United States
  • Over one billion pairs of running shoes are sold worldwide each year
  • You can “run on air.” …