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DDOORN
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Joining In The New Year Re-Set
Thursday, January 02, 2014      16 comments

I usually do my utmost NOT to join in with the crowd as I've always disliked the I'm-doing-it-cuz-everyone-is-d
oing-it mentality. As a result I've never been a fan of New Year's Resolutions. Well, this year will be an exception as... Read more
Car Maintenance Success!
Saturday, December 28, 2013      15 comments

What? Me work on my car? Not on your life...I'm woefully all-thumbs with most things mechanical as my wallet well-knows! But: the one thing I enjoy about taking my car to have work done is that the shop is just a few blocks from the upper e... Read more
New Holiday Tradition!
Thursday, December 26, 2013      18 comments

I think I've started a new holiday tradition! What a super way to spend my Christmas! Community celebrates Christmas at Bandera family dinner: (hope this link works) www.pressconnects.com/ap
ps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=20... Read more
Hummus My Way
Wednesday, December 11, 2013      19 comments

Another member was curious about my home-made hummus which I posted about yesterday in my status. Well, I got sorta yacky in my response and figured why not share with others? :-) I found this recipe in SparkRecipes: recip... Read more
Contra Dance: Time for Some REAL Swinging!
Friday, November 15, 2013      15 comments

I keep waiting for a pocket of time to do this blog justice, however things are hopping such that I KNOW if I don't share it now my weekend is gonna just run away with itself and who knows WHEN I'll catch up with all of you! :-) First of al... Read more
Workout Weirdness
Tuesday, November 05, 2013      20 comments

Lately I've been plagued by a lengthy bout of nasty allergies which have my eyes and nose running with periodic sneezing fits. I've been knocking off box after box of tissues...ugh! Yesterday was particularly nasty. But I remembered somethi... Read more
Fading Tiger Paws
Monday, November 04, 2013      8 comments

This summer cycling season, after being cut loose by my cardiologist in June and taken off of Coumadin, was capped by two of the most special cycling accomplishments: 1) Cycling 'round the 1,000 Islands area of New York and Ontario with 15 of my... Read more
Somewhere In The Hills...
Sunday, October 06, 2013      10 comments

Another wonderful weekend spent with fellow bike club members! Yesterday we had our bi-annual roadside clean up which our many hands wrapped up lickety-split and followed up with a quickie 20 mile ride to Whitney Point. It was more overcast yest... Read more
Death Valley!
Sunday, September 29, 2013      16 comments

Strike up the music, Cassandra Wilson with an upbeat ode to life, which is SO FINE on this gorgeous autumn day! The colors are coming so FAST all of a sudden! "A Little Warm Death"... www.youtube.com/watch?v=
hh_r6NwqIvs ... Read more
3 Day Soup / Bike Helmet Mowing: Time Management!
Friday, September 27, 2013      15 comments

It's been quite the shock to the system adjusting to "the real world" since returning from Cape Cod. Having eaten mostly cut up fruits & veggies and store-bought sandwiches on my travels I was yearning for something home-made but had so little t... Read more
SeasCape Journey
Tuesday, September 24, 2013      19 comments

My journey on two wheels last week was one of the greatest challenges and experiences I've had so far. Everything just came together so perfectly. I had never thought seriously about jumping into a self-supported cycling tour, although the idea ... Read more
Why Blog?
Tuesday, September 10, 2013      8 comments

Here are some interesting thoughts I came across about writing which unbeknownst to me until I read them, echo what I think writing, aka blogging, does for me: thoughtcatalog.com/2012/
everyone-should-write/ "Every... Read more
Prep Ride
Sunday, September 08, 2013      12 comments

I loaded up my bike with tent, sleeping bag and dual panniers (all graciously loaned to me from TEAMAGIS, our bike club's president!) for a ride to the Colorscape festival in Norwich yesterday. Met up with a few bike club members in Greene, one ... Read more
Words Will Have To Do
Thursday, September 05, 2013      17 comments

Since returning from my weekend in paradise I have been incredibly busy and just as incredibly dumbfounded as to how to articulate how special and wonderful this weekend w... Read more
Notes From the Lighthouse
Saturday, August 31, 2013      7 comments

Just a quickie update: terrific day of cycling, over 70 miles throughout the Thousand Islands! Ferry over to Wolfe Island and again over to Kingston. Rode to Gananoque and down through Wellesley Island. Walking our bikes over the bridges taking ... Read more

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