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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...! :-) youtu.be/nsdj9NRzqC4 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 mins...lol. But you know, this has been a goal of mine sinc... Read more

What's a Wog?

Saturday, April 02, 2011      20 comments

On today's bike trip to Marathon we rode through the village of Killawog. My mental lint of the day was: How in the world did they come up with that name? Wikipedia to... Read more

Sparkin' @ the Health Fair!

Thursday, March 24, 2011      14 comments

Our agency hosted a health fair which was held at one of our church halls with a number of health-related services presenting. I set up a table with some SparkPeople flyers and a copy of The Spark and answered folk's questions as they came by. ... Read more

Christmas In March!

Tuesday, March 22, 2011      10 comments

Our bike club just posted their ride schedule for April and May...21 rides planned...woo hoo! I'm like a kid looking through the catalog for stuff I want for Christmas...only WAY BETTER! :-) Here's a link to our latest newsletter and even i... Read more

And STILL No Bike Ride Yet...!

Monday, March 21, 2011      16 comments

I was going to ride my bike to our bike repair workshop yesterday...would've been a 50 mile round trip to Hallstead, PA on a gloriously sunshiney day... BUT: 1st bike emergency of the year (at least it happened at home...lol) no pump for my... Read more

Up & At 'Em!

Thursday, March 17, 2011      13 comments

Well I had a little help from nature which lulled me out of bed to the bathroom @ 4:30 this morning. I had been stewing over how I was going to work in a workout today as I knew once my day got going there was little chance for a workout till la... Read more


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