Tag Archives: Spring

HOLY CRAP! Spring finally showed up!

I was born, a long LONG time ago, in Boston. But as an army brat I moved around a lot. I DO like the Red Sox, and, until Tom Brady came on the scene, I liked the Patriots. Rarely, if ever, though, … Continue reading

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Seattle Rules to Live By

Folks, I am sure everywhere someone lives has it own particular set of rules. In California, I think there is a requirement to be tan. Texas, somewhere is a bylaw that says you have to own boots and a hat. … Continue reading

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A Poem: The Road is Calling

The sun rises over the mountains high. Rains have moved on, there is blue in the sky. The air is warming the breeze is light. But the end of the workday is a distant sight. The weekend is near, and … Continue reading

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Canon Beach in the rearview mirror

You know, as time goes on, I am finding it harder and harder to leave our vacation spots and head home. Last year, after the Oregon Coast bike trip, I was honestly bummed out for  quite a while to be … Continue reading

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When it arrives….

I spend a lot of time on this blog talking about the weather. When you are a cyclist it has a big effect on the amount of fun you have when you saddle up! It can be too cold, to hot, … Continue reading

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The theory of weathertivity

One of the games my wife and I like to play here in Seattle is “Spot the tourist.” It is pretty darn easy actually. It’s not because they look like they are lost, or because they are going to touristy … Continue reading

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A tale of two commutes

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times… OK, I admit it, I have never read “A Tale of Two Cities.” I only know this line because its used time and time again on different TV … Continue reading

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Love this time of Year!

If you did not know prior to this, I work in downtown Seattle Washington and live just north of here. (17 miles as the bike travels a little closer if you use the freeway and a car).  Like most of … Continue reading

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Yes Tony you have to Share…

This has been a strange week weather wise!  On Saturday, Sunday and Monday I traveled a total of 56 miles over three rides.  There are some who would say I swan 56 miles these days.  Pure and simple, it poured … Continue reading

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I Declare Today Spring!

Reading the posts of the people who follow me I am hearing about running in below freezing weather, cold rides, and the feeling that one may never thaw out.  Hell I woke of to Snow a week ago today at … Continue reading

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