Tag Archives: Mountains

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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Fun time without the bike!

What’s that? Tony has a blog post that doesn’t have a bike?? What is this world coming to?!? But yes it is true, it has been a week, but during this week there has only been 2 days on the … Continue reading

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The stuff we do

Sometimes, and I hate when it happens, I remember that I am 52 years old. Quite often it happens when I look in the mirror and I am surprised at the old fart looking back at me. Now, compared to … Continue reading

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Wednesday afternoon Michelle encouraged me to take off after work and do a longer ride. We’ve been having rain showers and cloudy weather for the last couple of weeks, and weekends have been busy, so my afternoon/evening rides are the … Continue reading

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A very cool Father’s day!

Somewhere close to 23 years ago I became a dad for the first time. As with all dads, I lamented that there was not an instruction manual, took 5 minute power naps in the car before driving home from work, and … Continue reading

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Gotta give it a shot

I have mentioned quite a few times in my blog that I have been an avid reader since my dad handed me my first Louis L’Amour book back in the 4th grade. To be honest, I also remember reading “Billy … Continue reading

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Wettest Winter Ever

Yep, it is official, the Seattle area has had its wettest winter ever! I know, I know, those who do not live in the Northwest might be amazed.  As far as the rest of the country is concerned, every day … Continue reading

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It’s there if you look

As I type this, it is a wet cold day outside here in the Northwest.  I have a fire started in the wood burning stove, the Manchild is on the couch wrapped in a big blankie, and on Facebook I … Continue reading

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Rain’s a Comin!

I’ve said it many times in the past, you just NEVER know when or where you will get your inspiration for a blog post.  Sometimes its a conversation, sometimes its a special request from someone important, and sometimes it comes … Continue reading

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The worst climb I ever had!

I was doing my lunch time walk on a sunny day in Seattle. Just kind of cruising along, not thinking anything in particular, when suddenly a past climb popped into my head. For some reason, I started thinking about my … Continue reading

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