Monthly Archives: July 2014

Just like old times

For the last 5+ years, since the ex and I have split up, I have had the same schedule almost every week.  In addition to the Manchild (now that Mathmajor is in college this doesn’t apply to him) being up … Continue reading

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It’s been over a year…

As I took my lunch tine walk today, I looked, as I always do, at the cycles that passed me.  I do this anywhere I am, but I look even closer when I am in Seattle.  Why, you ask?  Well … Continue reading

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There are some places you can only get to on foot.

As planned, today, instead of saddling up and going for a bike ride, I went hiking in the Cascades for the first time in a VERY long time,  The Alarm went off at 5, but it was 5:30 before I … Continue reading

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Should I change my name?

With Michelle down in Oregon with her roommate from college, I am on my own this weekend.  (I am going to try to get her to do a guest blog for her adventures on the Rogue River yesterday, they even … Continue reading

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Read First and Watch Second

Aside from riding the bike, hiking mountains and spending time here sharing stories with you, I am also an avid reader.  If I am sitting, I am reading.  If I am standing in line I am reading. It’s been that … Continue reading

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Dripping along…

Seattle can be very strange and unique place when it comes to weather.  Last week, while riding the STP we were in the 90s.  It hadn’t rained in over a month, and I was hating life. This week is completely different.

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For the last two days, I was in a classroom working with a group of people.  Heads down, nose to the grind stone cranking things out.  And, unlike other times I have said this, it’s really true this time.  We … Continue reading

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Let’s do this a different way! @whitehouse

I wasn’t able to ride the bike home from work today.  Michelle was helping her mom go that the doctor and the Manchild was coming up after he did his speech in class.  Since he really doesn’t like to ride … Continue reading

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Hell on Earth

In my last post, A Seattle Kinda Day, I alluded to  (ok I admit it, I flat referred to) Atlanta as Hell on Earth.  I have a friend who used to live up here in Seattle, but now lives down … Continue reading

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A Seattle kinda day!

Last week, it was in the 90s, and I was riding like the wind for 16 hours.  (OK, maybe a summer breeze more than the wind, but I rode!)  Today it was in the 70s and a bit cloudy and … Continue reading

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