Well yesterday's allergy symptoms oddly let up enough for me to get a super night of sleep and woke up with hardly any symptoms other than an occasional runny nose. Whew! Glad that didn't hang on...I don't *do* sick very well, lol!
Spent a ... Read more
I came across a surprising editorial in the New York Times by Mike Tyson during my 'net wanderings today. Although he focused on his recovery from alcohol / street drugs, I, on the other hand, honed right in to how closely his insights & experie... Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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:
"Every... Read more
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