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Fun on wheels!

Monday, September 26, 2011      6 comments

I had forgotten how much fun roller skating is! My daughter talked the wife and me into skating with her. I was just a little frightened by the idea. It has been over 30 years since I have been on skates. I put my skates on and watch whi... Read more

No more weight loss.

Friday, September 09, 2011      2 comments

I have finally given up and removed my weight tracker. I got down to 162, within 2 pounds of my goal weight, but it was not meant to be. I am back up to 164. Don't worry this isn't a bad thing my waist got another half inch smaller and I can ... Read more

All things must come to an end.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011      6 comments

Once the ride stops, no matter how long it goes on, it always seems to short. My Father in-law Walter was a wonderful man. He always had a smile on his face and was quick with a joke. Even when he was fighting cancer he kept a positive at... Read more

Make the ride stop, I want to get off!

Tuesday, August 16, 2011      4 comments

I have been scolded for not blogging. (You know who you are emoticon) So I thought it was time to write something... Read more

Taken down by the master.

Wednesday, August 03, 2011      9 comments

Yesterday I blogged about wanting to get rid of the last of my fat that is living happily around my belly button. I thought it was a valid goal for my 50th birthday. Apparently I have been going on about it around the house and looking at myse... Read more

Let's finish this thing!

Tuesday, August 02, 2011      3 comments

OK it is time to get serious! I don't know if anyone remembers but I got stuck at 166 pounds and then out of no where I lost 3 pounds. Now I have been stuck at 163 for over 2 weeks and I would really like to lose the last 3 of my final wei... Read more

On the Beach

Tuesday, July 26, 2011      4 comments

On the Beach is a wonderful novel, and I am also very fond of the T.S. Eliot poem The Hollow Men, but I thought I would blog about our trip to the beach. I was finally ... Read more

Hit another milestone!

Tuesday, July 12, 2011      7 comments

After being stuck at 166 for over a month, last week I was down a pound. This week I weighted in at 164. It's official, I have lost 30 pounds since I started sparkpeople! I don't know how much more I can lose. My obliques and upper abs s... Read more

Hot Independence Day Weekend.

Wednesday, July 06, 2011      1 comments

I had a wonderful long holiday weekend with my family. Saturday morning we decided to take a break from bike riding and go for a hike. We went to Cedar Ridge Preserve... Read more

The magic powers of Band-aids.

Thursday, June 30, 2011      3 comments

Once again my daughter and I spent a large part of the week end riding our bikes at the park. Saturday was hot but we had a great time riding to all the different parks an... Read more

My new wheels!

Wednesday, June 22, 2011      2 comments

I got my bike back for the weekend. My family took my mountain bike to the shop for Fathers day. It now has new tires, and tubes. They also gave it a full tune-up and lube. Saturday we went to the park for a pick-nick and stayed for 4 ho... Read more

Hot time in the city

Monday, June 13, 2011      9 comments

Friday after work I finally got around to buying a new tube for the front tire on my mountain bike. I got out on the back porch and to my surprise, my bike is gone! I go out to the barn to see if someone put it away for me, still no mountain b... Read more

Movie star Paleontologist

Wednesday, May 25, 2011      5 comments

Today has been a good day. I have fixed many of the work problems from yesterday and got in my afternoon cardio. After work I am going to left weights and if I can find the energy, mow the lawn. I will finish off the day by sitting on the bac... Read more

Busy Saturday

Saturday, May 21, 2011      3 comments

Me and my cardio coach after the rain stopped. It is a beautiful day today, unfortunately I had to go into work for a while this morning. Once I finished that I had to r... Read more

Victory party is over, time for a new goal.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011      5 comments

The time for celebration is over. Now back to work. I decided to set my new goal weight at 160. My wife thinks I am crazy and don't have 10 pounds left to lose but I think she is just being kind. I have re-set all my setting so that th... Read more

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