Category Archives: Life in General

A busy day!!

We are coming up on the one month anniversary of moving to the ocean! In some ways it seems like time has flown by, in others it seems like forever ago we left Mountlake Terrace. But, unlike coming to Lincoln … Continue reading

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The Corvallis 5K

It was a fun weekend! Y’all know that yesterday I rode 70 miles in the soaking rain, just because I could! But, in the same post I mentioned the reason we were in Corvallis was for the Corvallis 5K. It … Continue reading

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Larry the Cable Guy

Folks, one of the things I will have to get used to with this move is living in a small town. There are both pros and cons. For a con or two, the nearest bike store is 25 miles south. … Continue reading

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What I’ve learned in the first week…

A week ago, Michelle and I woke up for the first time as owners of a house in Lincoln city, Oregon. We had three amazing friends here ready to help, boxes everywhere, and a ton of stuff to do! A … Continue reading

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The Ocean She Calls!

Sometimes, not often, but sometimes, the gods smile on us. Not just the weather gods, or just the cycling gods. not even just the mountain gods. I mean ALL the gods, little to small, smile down on you. We have … Continue reading

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Trail Magic at the winery

I have done posts in the past about trail magic. Trail magic, be it on a hike or on a bike, is when a complete stranger does something for you out of the goodness of their heart. There is no … Continue reading

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Just a thought….

I am known for many things: Riding long distances on a bike Making people laugh McGyvering things to make it work (whatever IT is) Sipping wine And being able to drink a beer while standing on my head (I can … Continue reading

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Looking back at 2017

Well folks, here it is, 3 oclock in the afternoon on New Years day. We have taken down the Christmas trees, gone grocery shopping, hit the book the sale at 3rd Place Books and I snuck in a COLD 30 … Continue reading

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You Just Never Know!

Folks, a bit of a warning, this post will start out a bit melancholy, but that is the exact opposite of my intent. I am hoping that by the end, you will see the reason for the post…

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That was a busy 36 hours!!

I have lamented more than once, here on my friendly neighborhood blog, that Michelle and I find ourselves very busy at time. This always surprises us, as by nature we are pretty much introverted homebodies. I can’t remember, though, a … Continue reading

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