Tag Archives: Snow

Playing Hookie

Sometimes, ladies and gents, you have to make an executive decision. Work is important, as it pays the bills, let’s me eat regularly and allows Michelle and to go on vacations. However, for me, a summer that has already been … 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 things we do to stay in shape!

Once again I was called upon by the Mighty P to leave the land of year round (well for the most part) cycling and head east to the wilds of Eastern Washington. Yep, I had to make the run to … Continue reading

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Rough Week for the OCOB 2016 crew

September last, the OCOB (Oregon Coast or Bust) crew started south from Astoria Oregon to Crescent City California.  Rob and I were using leg power to get there. While our faithful Sherpas, Michelle and Kim had to use every muscle in … Continue reading

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Time to suck it up!

Back in April 2013, I started back with the mighty P. Since that time, each and every month, I have cycle commuted. When I worked downtown, I threw the bike on back of the car so Michelle and I could … Continue reading

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You ain’t that sweet, so you aint gonna melt in the rain!

Sometimes, you just can’t help remembering those ‘endearing’ phrases your dad made when you are growing up. Editor’s note:  Hmmm, I wonder what my kids will remember coming from me?  The only one I can think of is “Remember, I … Continue reading

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The world at 7 mph

I have had many posts about the name Mountainstroh (as in my web page Mountainstroh.com) so I won’t get into detail here of its origin.  Suffice it to say, the name was inspired by Mt. Rainier, a place I have … Continue reading

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The year without a winter

I hesitate to write this post, as I know anyone on the east coast is getting the crap beat out of them this winter.  Boston is getting buried,  and there could be more snow on the way.  My buddy Jim … Continue reading

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The Cold is mightier than the wine!

You know, I really didn’t think it was possible.  We western Washington folks have become known for our enjoyment of good coffee, good beer and excellent wine.  On days when the snow has flown, and Seattle has in essence shut … Continue reading

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The Apple Cup and Snow always means magic

You know, I can’t help but get a bit nostalgic when the Saturday before Thanksgiving hits.  From the year I started in WSU, 1982, until very recently, this was the day of the Apple Cup.  That legendary game between the … Continue reading

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