Tag Archives: Hiking

The one nugget from an all day seminar

Ladies and gentlemen, there truly is a hell on earth, and it aint Atlanta. Yesterday, I was a stuck from 8:30 AM to 6 PM in an all day, offsite, networking seminar. There was mingling, and sitting, and talking, and … Continue reading

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Maybe it wasn’t my best idea…

Well folks, we’ve all heard that the road to hell is paved with good intentions. Given that, it truly was with the best of intentions that I planned the outing today for Michelle and I. She has told me for the … Continue reading

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The Mountain Gods Delivered!

I have had many a post about our weather here in the Pacific Northwest. These days, while the rest of the country has been suffering with sweltering heat, high humidity, and generally miserable weather; we’ve been cloudy, a bit rainy … Continue reading

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And the Sidewalk Ended

You know, I have no idea where this post is going to go.  I have been suffering a bit of bloggers block since the Chilly Hilly, the creative juices have simply not flowed. The weather has not been cooperating for … Continue reading

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The First Real Hike

One of the things I have learned over the last few years of writing this blog is to never get in the way of a new post. There are just too many days when the blog fodder just does NOT … Continue reading

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It’s all about enjoying the ride

I was chatting with a blogger friend today after my last blog post. In it I had mentioned the long ago jerk who told a relatively new cyclist (me)  “Well until you do the RAMROD, you aren’t a real cyclist.” … Continue reading

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They knew the risks

I consider myself very lucky living in the Pacific Northwest. In addition to the great places to cycle, the oceans, the great coffee and fantastic wine, the hiking one can experience up here would compare to anywhere in the world. … Continue reading

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Certain moments

You know, looking back over my career of mountains, hikes, river rafting and bikes, there are many things I remember.  The roar of the river in the middle of big white water, the nose hairs freezing at 2 AM on … Continue reading

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Cool stuff I want to do!

Today was a an extremely rare day.  Michelle had errands to run with her brother.  He is hosting Christmas morning at his house and needed the stuff that Michelle is going to make for breakfast,  Yep, we will be at … Continue reading

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There are some places you can only get to on foot.

As planned, today, instead of saddling up and going for a bike ride, I went hiking in the Cascades for the first time in a VERY long time,  The Alarm went off at 5, but it was 5:30 before I … Continue reading

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