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Where I ride

Friday, April 16, 2010      10 comments

Ka_Jun started a thread on Cycling team for pictures of where we ride. I thought this would make a great BLOG, so here it is. We live in a rural area about 45 miles SE of Birmingham. There are lots of "paved" roads (some are mostly patches ov... Read more

Marble City Centuries, and adventures with Tim and Bev

Sunday, April 11, 2010      3 comments

Yesterday was our bike club's 3rd annual century ride. My days have started off better. I woke up at 4 with a nose bleed, got it stopped just in time to have breakfast and pack the last of the things in the truck to get to the start in time to... Read more

Happy Spring.

Monday, April 05, 2010      5 comments

My dear Dad is at it again. He sent me this link for spring flowers. When the black screen appears, left click and move your mouse around. www.procreo.jp/labo/flow
er_garden.swf Have a lovely spring everyone. ... Read more

Riding single on a single track

Saturday, April 03, 2010      6 comments

As most of you know, DH and I ride tandem's, road and mountain. He rides singles, a lot. I ride singles, when I need to. Last year he built me a great little mountain bike. Got a Windsor Cliff frame on line and made me a nice ride. Up till ... Read more

Flood zone revisited

Sunday, March 28, 2010      8 comments

Today was an absolutely beautiful day, so off we went to the woods. We decided to ride the road that was flooded last time and see how it looks now. There are still big mud bogs in places, and the washout on the other side is still being repai... Read more

Woodland discoveries

Saturday, March 20, 2010      9 comments

Yesterday we took the grands for a hike in the woods. It is amazing the discoveries they make. The wild ginger is starting to come out and they were naming all the foods they like that has ginger in it. They remembered ferns, fungi, lichens,... Read more

Once more to the brink

Sunday, March 14, 2010      6 comments

Well, it was cool and damp again today, but we decided to take another mountain bike ride again. Today we went to the other side of the flooded bridge for a look around. Our usual road was closed, but that shouldn't stop a bike, right? <... Read more

Nice day for a hike

Saturday, March 13, 2010      5 comments

Well, we had more rain yesterday and today, plus a cold front came through. So the weather is miserable. We decided to go for a hike instead of trying another bike ride. Found a nice quiet old logging road and off we went. Read more

Our ride today

Thursday, March 11, 2010      7 comments

Ok, between Tues night and Wed we had about 7 inches of rain. Our lake flooded the yard, and the road, areas of town that rarely flood were flooded. Road bike was out. So knowing the mountain bike trail would be a bit muddy, DH and I decided ... Read more

My one word answers.

Thursday, March 11, 2010      1 comments

Copy and paste into your own blog, change the answers to suit you. It's really hard to only use one word answers. Where is your cell phone? table Spouse? Tim Your hair? short Your mother? home Your father? home... Read more

What a day.

Wednesday, March 03, 2010      4 comments

Got up at 5 to get ready for work. Just got out of the shower and the phone was ringing. It was work. "What time are you coming in." "Seven, we open at seven" "So you'll be here at seven" "Yes" "Ok, I'll let the doctors know" ... Read more

Two truths and a lie reveal

Tuesday, March 02, 2010      3 comments

1) I attended 9 different public schools in 4 states. My dad was in the Air Force and we moved, a lot. I did indeed attend 9 schools in 4 states. 2) I have worked with a professional photographer taking landscape and cityscape photos for ... Read more

Two truths and a lie

Monday, March 01, 2010      7 comments

My turn to play the game. 1) I attended 9 different public schools in 4 states. 2) I have worked with a professional photographer taking landscape and cityscape photos for a calendar company. 3) In the past 3 years, I have ridde... Read more

The big birthday party

Sunday, February 28, 2010      5 comments

We had our family get together last night. One of the birthday folks didn't make it, but we had 3 of them. What a great time we had. Of course the grands had to blow out the candles, but that was ok. The birthday people: Read more

Opinions please

Friday, February 26, 2010      25 comments

Here is the BIG cake for the family reunion. I am taking a break so I can see it with fresh eyes after lunch. The candles will go on top so I don't want to add a lot more there. It is 4 layers (staggered), 4.5 pounds of icing (so far). I had... Read more


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