The More you do, the more you CAN do

I read a lot, and I have since the 4th grade.  I read for different reasons.  First, it’s because I enjoy it.  I can sit and read a good book for hours.  With the Kindle, sometimes I am in the middle of 2 or 3 at the same time.  I also hate being bored.  Standing in line, waiting at the airport, or any other time I have to ‘wait’ for something, breaking out a book makes it go faster.

And then, there is one of the best reasons.  Sometimes, no matter what the book is, I will read a phrase or paragraph that makes me stop and think.  Or one that relates very well to me, or both.  This happened just recently when reading “Divergent” by Veronica Roth.

I don’t have a direct quote, but in essence, it said the things you do, and your experiences has an effect on your bravery and confidence.  I have to agree. Continue reading “The More you do, the more you CAN do”

You Take the Two in the Front….

Looking at some of my posts over the last few weeks, I am starting to wonder when this blog became almost as much “Story Time from Tony” as it is about cycling. But then I think, “Well, it’s my blog so I get to pick the topics, people keep coming back to read it, so I must be doing something right!”
So, with this lead in you are correct if you are thinking, “Here comes another story!”
Thing is, this one hit me while taking my lunch walk today at work. No idea where it came from, but it made me smile, so I thought I’d share. It’s also one of the rare College years stories that doesn’t involve the “guys”. Shoot, this could be one they’ve never heard. Continue reading “You Take the Two in the Front….”