Monthly Archives: February 2015

A flood of memories

Sometimes something happens, and as a blogger I know the blogosphere will be flooded with posts of every shape and size and opinion about it.  For the most part, I try to avoid those subjects.  I mean really, who needs … Continue reading

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This has not been a normal week so far

So here it is, Friday, and it has already NOT been a normal week!  To understand though, it would probably be best if I explained what I mean by normal. On most weeks, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, I ride the … Continue reading

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Snuck off for a weekend

Those who read yesterday’s post may have noted I was writing it while sitting on a deck of a hotel room In Port Townsend, WA.  This is a little town, right on the Puget Sound here in Washington state. Those … Continue reading

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Bikes and Nature

Folks, there is just no way else to say this.  This was NOT been you normal Saturday bike ride.  Right now, I am sitting on the deck of the Tides Inn, Port Townsend, WA.  Sipping wine out of a coffee cup. … Continue reading

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Being an ex science teacher comes in handy

Sometimes you need to finally hit a milestone of some type to realize just how much or how little you have been able to do things.  One of those milestones hit today on the way home, and I did the … Continue reading

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The 57 mile breakfast!

So, Saturday morning was Valentines day.  Michelle whipped up some DAMN good scrambled eggs with pesto and cheese.  She gave me so much, I could barely fit it in tortilla wrap!  Trouble is an hour later, I looked at her … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Carry Home by Gary Ferguson

Early on I let y’all know I was going to stretch my literary choices this year.  Though I am still treating myself to the History of Westeros (Game of Thrones) and its dragons, knights and assorted kings, I have been … Continue reading

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The year without a winter

I hesitate to write this post, as I know anyone on the east coast is getting the crap beat out of them this winter.  Boston is getting buried,  and there could be more snow on the way.  My buddy Jim … Continue reading

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Struck out!

When I was a kid, every now and then the folks would pack up the whole family and we’d head for the swap meet.  For those of you who have never seen one, picture a huge-assed garage sail set up … Continue reading

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It has been a long week

Folks I am sitting here today, without wine (I had a bit too much last night, so I don’t need any tonight) and I am just flat beat.  It has, without a doubt, been one helluva long week!  Three hour … Continue reading

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