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1st 5K: Runnin' Down a Dream!

Sunday, May 15, 2011      13 comments

Binghamton Bridge Run
/GreaterBinghamtonBridgeRun I have to admit I had my doubts how this run was going to go with all the forecasts of thunderstorms and the steadiness of the rain that kic... Read more

The Sun Came Out To Play!

Friday, May 13, 2011      3 comments

...and plopped a ball in the sand right in front of me begging to have me join in the fun just like the dog sitting atop VALERIEMAHA's posting of Hafiz's fierce, yet delightful reminder "to experience ever and ever more deeply our divine courage... Read more

Fun with Traffic Lights!

Monday, May 09, 2011      21 comments

While rolling on into work today I began to notice something different about today's ride: I wasn't hitting any red lights! Okay, so let's have a little fun and see how my luck (and a little psyching, timing skill) continues. Well I c... Read more

Fun "Detour!"

Sunday, May 08, 2011      12 comments

We had a great turnout for our bike club's roadside clean up yesterday! Sadly, we found stuff that demonstrated such APPALLING disregard for all the beauty that nature can bring us: a pc monitor sitting in a puddle down the bank from the shoulde... Read more

Another First!

Saturday, May 07, 2011      17 comments

Had a TERRIFIC day yesterday mixing it up with work, cycling and jogging. Biked to my day job, then over to my office to see a client privately and then up to our local park with a great trail along the Chenango River: Otsiningo Park. Off the bi... Read more

Pedal Power: Another $10.44 in the Jar!

Friday, May 06, 2011      11 comments

Although it was a nippy start at 40 degrees, I warmed up nicely about half-way to work on my bike today. Waved a hello-good-morning-isn't-it-gr
eat-to-be-alive-on-a-bike to TEAMEAGIS as she was heading northbound to my southbound. I was... Read more

Why I'm Doubting I'll Ever Be A "Runner"

Thursday, May 05, 2011      16 comments

I don't dislike running, but I don't really LIKE it either. Today while outside on this gloriously sunny day jogging a 5K at Otsiningo Park, the thought occurred to me: "Wouldn't this day be even BETTER YET if I was out on my BIKE?!?" That'... Read more

We ROCKED This City!

Monday, May 02, 2011      26 comments

A little music for my blog...a twist of a word in the song title to suit my needs...! :-) Had a TERRIFIC time 'round the Big Apple over the weekend! Stayed in Staten Island and to prepare for the ... Read more

The Bounce-Back Continues!

Saturday, April 23, 2011      11 comments

Thank you everyone for your concerns re: yesterday's mishap. Just gotta love our SparkFamily! A little Bacitracin and all this SparkLove goes a long way to making fellow keeping on tickin' when he takes a lickin'! Went back at it today for ... Read more

Earth Day: On the Road Again...!

Friday, April 22, 2011      11 comments

Well it wasn't the most INSPIRING of days to get out on my bike, BUT: it was finally DRY! And another dry day doesn't appear to be on our horizon for another week or so...ugh! Plus, hey it's Earth Day! What better way to celebrate than to r... Read more

1st Cycling Commute!

Friday, April 15, 2011      25 comments

FINALLY! A day when I'm not working late and it isn't raining! Chilly 30 degree morning, but cycling always keeps me warm. Sunny blue skies keeping me company...woo hoo! I was a bit too intent in scrutinizing the road for flat-making ... Read more

Sun Shower

Wednesday, April 13, 2011      14 comments

The other day after working out at RiverWalk, Mother Nature dished up some most peculiar weather as there was the most striking sunset with the skies clearing all the while... Read more

Don't Give Up!

Tuesday, April 05, 2011      16 comments

I was SO disappointed recently when I went to catch up with a fellow Sparker as I had an e-mail notice of her latest blog and... POOF! She was gone without a trace! No SparkPage, no recognition of her in the SparkSearch...just dropped ... Read more

Row Row Row Your Boat...!

Monday, April 04, 2011      11 comments

So today I mixed it up at Riverwalk by putting in a half hour on the rowing machine. Tried it before but for only 15 mins. After bumping up the time today I could see how this offers quite the workout! I had fun bumping up the resistance numbers... Read more

Mr. "No-Walk" 5K! :-)

Sunday, April 03, 2011      23 comments

Got up and at 'em this morning, cycled down to Otsiningo, changed out of my sweats into shorts & T-shirt and nailed my first 5K! Took it nice & easy...wrapped up in a blistering 40 But you know, this has been a goal of mine sinc... Read more

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