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Danger! Danger!
Saturday, October 25, 2008      1 comments

This week has been our first for truly cooler weather and the hint of what is to come. Last Sunday we had our first hard frost and several mornings I needed my winter coat and mittens to walk the dog at 6 a.m. Today it is a "winter rain"--cold... Read more
Seagull Century Report
Thursday, October 16, 2008      1 comments

Riding in the Seagull Century was fabulous!! The weather was perfect--very cool in the morning and warming to the mid-70s in the afternoon. On our way to Salisbury University Saturday morning we passed cyclists already on their journey. G... Read more
The Seagull Century
Wednesday, October 01, 2008      0 comments

Months ago I threw out the idea of cycling in the Seagull Century on October 4 to some friends and several jumped at the idea. It was summer, the air was humid and the sun was hot. October seemed a long time away. There's a chill in the ai... Read more
Spinning My Wheels
Friday, September 19, 2008      1 comments

Took 2 spinning classes this week -- what a workout!! The first 10 minutes are a warm up--legs churning almost as fast as possible to the pulsing music with little to no tension on the fly wheel. Even at this easy level, I can feel the bead... Read more
Doing Penance
Saturday, September 06, 2008      0 comments

This was to be the week that the scales tipped ever so slightly to the left. But Wednesday evening I went out for some fine dining with my husband and some of his friends from college. Moments into opening the menu drool was slipping o... Read more
Monday, September 01, 2008      1 comments

Today was the day to ride a minimum of 60 miles as part of my training to ride a Century in early October. Up at 6:15 a.m. and out the door after a power-stoking breakfast of bacon, eggs, and toast (one of the great benefits of long-distance bi... Read more
A Little Extra Distance
Saturday, August 30, 2008      0 comments

Twice a week I run a loop around town--2.7 miles. I was disappointed when I measured the distance; thought for sure I was running 3 miles. Our town's population is shrinking, could it's geographic size be shrinking, too? Today I decided ... Read more
Creating our own hills
Sunday, August 24, 2008      1 comments

I've been dwelling on today's race since I took a practice run on the course last week. The course has 3 good-sized hills, and I had to walk more than I would have liked. So I changed my expectations from setting a personal record to just fi... Read more

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