Tag Archives: Woodinville

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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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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Wellllll OF COURSE I DID!!!

Without a doubt, if I picked a time of my life that had the most memories and effect on my memories or the things I say, it would be the years at WSU with Dave, Scott, Jim and I. No … 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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Nature Surprise

I have quite a few different routes that I travel when I ride. I have the Lake Washington Loop, The Half lake loop, my regular 40 (a 40 mile loop through Everett and over to Woodinville) and the Seattle loop. … 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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Time to sneak in rides

There comes a time every year here in Seattle when the seasons start to change. I know, I know, many people outside of Seattle think the weather always looks like this And to be truthful, it looked a lot like … Continue reading

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The Egg Run

Like many of y’all, when the weekend rolls around, some of that time becomes errand time. Groceries, gas, drug store, or Costco, each has to be fit into a time we are not at work, hence the weekend. Generally, Michelle … Continue reading

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A stretch for us!

Well, as anyone who follows my blog and Facebook posts know, the last few weekends have been HELLA busy!  Two weekends ago we were in Portland for Michelle’s half marathon Last weekend, we had Abby, our beautiful niece, up visiting … Continue reading

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I am a tired cowboy

Yesterday was one helluvan active day.  Nope I didn’t get out on the bike, nor did I go for a walk or a run.  Nope yesterday I was a volunteer worker at our winery, Dusted Valley.   Now, I know you … Continue reading

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