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Tybee: Take Two!
Wednesday, November 03, 2010      8 comments

Well I suppose most of you could have predicted that tethering myself to stop-n-go downtown traffic was something I wouldn't tolerate without SOME time out on the open road! So I set out this morning for Tybee Island! It was great to s... Read more
Life is Simple...
Tuesday, November 02, 2010      6 comments

Had fun riding around Savannah today on one of the trolley tours. Rented a bike from one of the shops today and realized how SPOILED I've been with my own bicycle: they would only rent single-speed clunkers with HUGE tires and handlebars spreadi... Read more
Midnight Workout...?!?
Thursday, October 28, 2010      11 comments

Today was a soggy day to visit Atlanta. As I'd been to the Aquarium earlier this year and I wasn't about to PAY good money to tour the Coca Cola building, I had hoped to get some serious Nordic Walking in around the Olympic Square in Atlanta...s... Read more
Where Eagles Soar...
Sunday, October 17, 2010      17 comments

...fingers FUMBLE! Argh! Saw a SPECTACULAR eagle spreading those wings SO FAR as it was gliding about in a circle...stopped, reached for the camera, fumbled, fumbled some more...POOF, the eagle was gone...! Ah well, it was a mighty fine day... Read more
Sparkin' The Clouds Away!
Saturday, October 16, 2010      9 comments

Wow! I am OVERWHELMED by all the birthday wishes, SparkMails and SparkGoodies all of you have sent my way today! It was an early and gloomy start this morning with a pleasant birthday breakfast out with my DW. But I think you all chased the... Read more
Butternut Valley Bliss!
Sunday, October 10, 2010      13 comments

Forgive me Mr. Berlin, but I've got a little edit to your song: "Heaven, I'm in Heaven, And my heart beats so that I can hardly speak; When I'm out here biking cheek to cheek!" :-) You know those pesky little ladybug-like beetles t... Read more
South of the Border!
Friday, October 08, 2010      8 comments

Yippee! The work week is over and I'm streaking outta work on my bike to join my biking buddy and get out to PLAY! The plan? We're gonna make a beeline down good ol' Route 7 and cross over into Great Bend / Hallstead, Pennsylvania...South o... Read more
Thursday, October 07, 2010      10 comments

Since paying such close attention to my inner nature and taking so much better care of myself I find myself SO much more readily entranced by OUTER nature! In the middle of a busy day, walking across a parking lot I'll stop to admire a batt... Read more
People for Bikes!
Sunday, October 03, 2010      8 comments

I just received a head's up on People for Bikes from fellow member Jan Frandsen and it is a GREAT IDEA to join their efforts so I thought I'd pass it along with another great article on biking: I just learned about a great new website to su... Read more
The Missing Link...
Saturday, October 02, 2010      12 comments

Today's ride had to be a bit shorter than usual so I put my thinking cap on to come up with a short (24 mile) ride that would take me down some new roads and uncover some new sights. A cyclepathic noodling thought of mine has been kicking a... Read more
Care To Join The Fun in 011...?
Wednesday, September 29, 2010      5 comments

Hey folks...! If any of you are envious and would like to join in the fun for NEXT YEAR'S MS CitytoShore Ride, they are already taking early registration at a discount. This is SUCH a wonderful ride and wouldn't it be SO COOL to have a large Spa... Read more
Certifiable CyclePath! (Notes on my First Century+)
Monday, September 27, 2010      29 comments

I had such a WONDERFUL time on my first Century Ride this past Saturday as part of the Multiple Sclerosis CitytoShore Fund-raiser. My Team Captain and I cycled from Cherry Hill to Ocean City, NJ which included an extra 25 mile loop so that we co... Read more
Taking OFF! :-)
Friday, September 24, 2010      10 comments

Just a last note before I scoot out the door to let EVERYONE know how appreciative I am for ALL your BOUNDLESS support and energy! I will take you ALL with me and hear your cheers and rooting as I make my way on my journey! Here is a link t... Read more
Honoring A Lost Member...
Thursday, September 23, 2010      17 comments

I wanted to take a moment to let our SparkFamily know that we have lost a member this past week. Cherie struggled with many medical problems over the past several months. Although she maintained a remarkably resilient spirit, her body just could... Read more
How To Ride To A 100...!
Tuesday, September 21, 2010      8 comments

I've been SO enjoying a book I got a few weeks ago: Bike For Life: How To Ride To A 100 (meaning How to Bike a 100 miles when you're 100 years old!) www.bikeforlife.com It's filled with some AMAZING stories and best... Read more

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