Category Archives: Cycling

An Unexpected Autumn

So, our son tested cancer-free, we lost a dog very suddenly, and gained a puppy, also not planned. The puppy, Teddy, is fine — he’s smart, likes his walks, needs challenges to keep from being bored, much like our kids … Continue reading

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Change Is The Only Constant My friend and broker, M, made some major changes to her business, and what affected me the most was her plan to spend a year (or more) in Europe. I’m all over that; we’re planning … Continue reading

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Another Club Ride

So this club ride, which I’ve done many Thursdays since 2006, is a love/hate affair. It’s a standard ¬†Winters Loop, and for the first 4 years I did this ride, it was a total hammerfest. If you were new to … Continue reading

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The Week in Review

My Association of Realtors’ event celebrating American Home Week was a great success. We changed up the usual breakfast to a mid-afternoon/happy hour event, added a ton of humor vs. a paid speaker, and such fun was had. The numbers … Continue reading

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It’s Been a While

Let me explain in a Reader’s Digest/bullet point mashup: Daughter scored new job; new job offers free health care for employees and their spouses. Daughter and SI travel to Italy and he proposes marriage; she accepts. They set the wedding … Continue reading

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Observations From My Longest Ride in 4 Months

Earlier in the week N proposed a training ride, a Lake Loop, about 65 miles from home and back, and while neither of us have the fitness of our fellow riders, we opted in. We need the training. So we … Continue reading

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I’m up late. I should be fast asleep. I’m quite keyed up. I walked the dogs this morning; you’d never guess that they’re 10 and 9; they’re so energized by their collars and harnesses and the chance to sniff, pee, … Continue reading

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