Tag Archives: Wine

It seemed like a much easier plan in my head!

So this week is Michelle’s birthday! We won’t say which one of course, but to me she still looks like she is a hot chick in her 30s! Her birthday is Thursday, so I wanted to do something fun on … Continue reading

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A side trip to Pullman

Anyone who knows me knows I went to WSU. But for those of you who don’t know where WSU is, its in a tiny town in eastern Washington called Pullman, 8 miles from the Idaho border. This means, from the … Continue reading

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WSU Gnome Rides Again!

Folks, this has been one hell of a long year. Due to work and a fluke in our planning, Michelle and I have not had more than one day off since our trip to Cannon Beach in April. For the … Continue reading

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Reward for a Good Deed!

As you may or may not know, I am known in real life as Cold and Callous Valente. I try to hide out and keep to myself. I do fun raiser bike rides, and donate to others doing the same … Continue reading

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2016, 12 months worth of photos

In my off cycling life, I am a corporate trainer. I am the Claims Cowboy, training the new claims department hires at the Mighty P, a Pacific Northwest Insurance company. I like to say I am molding The Mighty P’s … Continue reading

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It was a fun Christmas Long Weekend!

I am pretty sure I have let y’all know that I am NOT great at planning days off. Over the years, I morphed into the guy who would come into work on Tuesday, look at the forecast as decide Thursday … 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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Sometimes the Hubby has a Good Idea

Ladies and gents, I do my best. But lord knows, NO husband is perfect. Being guys, we are adept at saying, wearing or doing the wrong thing at a moments notice. Case in point, the time I wore cargo shorts, … Continue reading

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A Great Thanksgiving Weekend

Michelle has had a hard year. Work has been tough and busy. Plus she has had to ride herd on my bike and I all the way from Vancouver BC to Crescent City CA.           It … Continue reading

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The Storm that wasn’t!

For most of the last 25 years I have worked at the Mighty P. It is a personal lines insurance (meaning we have car, house and boat ¬†insurance for people) company that writes policies in Washington and Oregon. I am … Continue reading

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