The Five Strangest Things About Running in El Paso1. Crunching dirt curls instead if leaves in the fall. Man, I miss leaves.
2. Sweat evaporates. Instantly. It's great--I can go to the grocery store after I run without changing. But that salt residue can be embarrassing.
3. There is almost no grass whatsoever to run on. There's also no grass in anyone's yard.
4. Tacos after races are a thing. Sometimes taco trucks. Taco-less locales are seriously missing out.
5. The wildlife: other places, you might see a bunny or a deer on your morning run. Here, I regularly see coyotes, quail, and enormous jackrabbits, along with the occasional rattlesnake, non-rattle-snake, tarantula, and escaped chihuahua.
|This picture gives me the creeps. But I took it.|
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