Monthly Archives: October 2016

The books that stay with you

Finally, after using every trick I know, I got “Larry” Michelle’s MacBook to connect to Starbucks WiFi. I swear if I was 7 years old this would be much simpler! OK, on to the post. I am here today blogging away, … Continue reading

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Two vastly different nights, with one similarity!

The last two nights have been, hands down, great! Last night (Thursday) Michelle and I had date night. We went out to eat at one of our favorite places, Arnies. It is right on the water in Edmonds, near the … Continue reading

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Nature Surprise

I have quite a few different routes that I travel when I ride. I have the Lake Washington Loop, The Half lake loop, my regular 40 (a 40 mile loop through Everett and over to Woodinville) and the Seattle loop. … Continue reading

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Candy Corn Mystery

There are many mysteries in the Pacific Northwest. There is the whereabouts of D B Cooper. Whether or not Sasquatch (Bigfoot to the non northwestern folks) is real. And what did the pilot see around Mt Rainier back in the … Continue reading

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Tired of this election cycle!

The Mountainstroh blog is almost 4 years old. In that time, I have done only 2 posts that I consider political. Both of them involved a representative from my state (Washington) who believed that cyclists pollute the environment due to the … Continue reading

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The Storm that wasn’t!

For most of the last 25 years I have worked at the Mighty P. It is a personal lines insurance (meaning we have car, house and boat  insurance for people) company that writes policies in Washington and Oregon. I am … Continue reading

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Time to sneak in rides

There comes a time every year here in Seattle when the seasons start to change. I know, I know, many people outside of Seattle think the weather always looks like this And to be truthful, it looked a lot like … Continue reading

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