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Friday, May 27, 2011      10 comments

Just learned that one of my favorite recording artists died today. Only loosely related to health and wellness, I know, but still have to take five to make mention of Gil Scott-Heron...what a contribution he has made throughout his troubled life... Read more

O Granny Where Art Thou?

Saturday, May 21, 2011      19 comments

Today made this whole week of rainy weather MORE than worthwhile! Weds. I joined with 21 others on our Ride of Silence, and what a SOAKER it was...! Thankfully only 8 miles. Other than that? NO cycling until TODAY! Rain was still sort of in... Read more

Yet One More Perk From My 1st 5K...!

Tuesday, May 17, 2011      25 comments

This really felt good: Yesterday while showering & dressing after my workout at RiverWalk Athletic Center I hung my sweat-soaked t-shirt from the Binghamton Bridge Run on my locker door. A well-built, college-aged fellow pleasantly said: ... Read more

This Is IT! National Bike Week!

Monday, May 16, 2011      12 comments

All right folks, get on your bikes, get set, and GO! :-)
ke-to-Work_Day What's so great about a bicycle ANYHOW...? National Bike to Work Week: Top Three Reasons to Ride: www... Read more

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

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