Monthly Archives: August 2014

Damn I needed that!

Folks, I do my best to give my wife credit for everything she does,  Michelle is amazing.  She knows I have been down on myself for not riding much, and not going on rides on the weekends.  So when I … Continue reading

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OK, I am going to sound like an old curmudgeon here. Something that will sound like “Back in my day…” But that is exactly what I am going to do here. I will also be stepping away from anything to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Going Somewhere, A Bicycle Journey Across America

It has been a while since I have done a book review on a cycling book.  I’ve honestly stayed away from these for a while, as the last few just haven’t been that great.  However, when my buddy Joe Kurmaskie, … Continue reading

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I seriously heard banjos in the background!

Yesterday, while I was walking the 10 K with Michelle, running some errands and then off to wine tasting yesterday, my nephew and kid brother were at a Wal-Mart south of us selling Boy Scout popcorn. Their annual fund easier … Continue reading

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A bit of a different Saturday!

We love our Saturdays normally.  Usually, we sleep in, then Michelle eventually turns on NPR, to which we doze in and out of consciousness to, and we finally get out of bed when one of us in hungry.  Yep, normally … Continue reading

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How would you like a Daughter in Law

You know, as I pedal along, or walk at lunch, I like to let as much of my mind wander and relax as possible.  I make sure to keep an eye on my surroundings, watch for traffic, avoid those that look … Continue reading

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Well it ended ok….

So I have to tell ya, today was NOT one of my better days.  Work has been tough lately with the project I am on. It has me grouchy enough that Rocky, our cafeteria guy, asked me Tuesday why I … Continue reading

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Winter is coming!

As I was pedaling home today, trying not to melt in the 80+ degree weather.  I started thinking about the changes in seasons that are around the corner and what needs to get done here soon. Yep, winter is coming….

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Anti-Social Valentes they call us!

You know how you can go day after day, and they all kinda merge together?  Shoot, even the weekend days can be like that.  One Saturday of errands, yard work, bike ride etc can meld into the next.  Not that … Continue reading

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If’n I could choose

So, I KNOW this may come as a shock to many of you, but did you know that not everyone 100% agrees with me or my views?  I can hear the collective “GASPS” and “To HELL you says” being uttered … Continue reading

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