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God's Country and Beyond!
Sunday, July 18, 2010      12 comments

Today's ride was through some of the most BEAUTIFUL country! We started in the Cannonsville Reservoir, which for those who may not know, is one of several reservoirs in upstate NY which has been set up to gather water to meet the needs of the re... Read more
Back In The Saddle Again...!
Friday, July 16, 2010      10 comments

Hey, blame LUCYSUNFLOWER for my groaner blog title...lol! I FINALLY was able to slow down enough to speed up on my bike today to / from work! And I was pleased with how good my legs felt pedaling. My right knee, shin is still a tad sore, bu... Read more
Bike Fixed, Body Needs A Little Time...
Tuesday, July 13, 2010      12 comments

Off to the bike shop at lunchtime...one of the Shimano gear-shifters got jammed pretty hard with dirt & grit getting into it and boogering it up some. They worked it out so that it's pretty close to 100% fine. Straightened out the wheel and fend... Read more
Dorky Shorts Unveiled!
Monday, July 12, 2010      10 comments

Okay, I've made up my mind...despite that I STILL believe that for me being out in public wearing lycra is something I should spare the world, it is just TOO DANGED HOT to wear regular shorts over my dorky biking shorts! So I decided before head... Read more
A Mighty Fine SPARKIN' Day!
Sunday, July 11, 2010      13 comments

I was a regular Energizer Bunny today...! Got up and biked to the Binghamton Historic Bridge Pedal www.gobroomecounty.com/b
inghamton-bridge-pedal , networked with a person from DOT about the greenways project and upcoming dev... Read more
Healing Fun!
Sunday, July 04, 2010      5 comments

Feet are coming right along...got out for another great bike ride today with a friend of the family. Last night we had a rousing time around ye olde campfire playing guitars and singing along. Set off some fireworks later...it's been wonderful c... Read more
Lobster Claws...yeouch!
Saturday, July 03, 2010      8 comments

Just a quickie...had a blast kayaking with sister and her kids yesterday. However when I slathered up with sunscreen I was wearing sneaks / socks...guess what got toasted! Turned my feet into lobster claws...! Although I managed a short bike rid... Read more
1st Flat! & 360 A/C
Sunday, June 27, 2010      11 comments

I had the GRANDEST PLANS for Friday afternoon! One of the perks to my job is that once or twice a month I get to spend an evening out with a group of my clients doing something fun: bowling, picnic @ the park, movies, etc. It's enjoyable t... Read more
Konquering Keuka!
Saturday, June 19, 2010      22 comments

There were around 330 of us at our Great Finger Lakes Bike Tour this year...which marked its THIRTIETH (WOW!) anniversary! www.southerntierbicyclec
lub.org/fingerlakestour.html We were tucked away in the Hidden Valley ... Read more
Necessity is the Mother of...
Sunday, June 06, 2010      10 comments

Well, I may have forgotten to bring a 2nd pair of tips for my Nordic poles, which I discovered I wore out during yesterday's outing on those Georgia country roads...got around 45 mins. from my son's home when I realized that *scrape-scrape* thos... Read more
Been Wondering...
Friday, June 04, 2010      8 comments

Why there appears to be so few cyclists down South and today in the middle of yet another downpour my DW offered a suggestion: it rains too darned much! Each day seems to start off with lots of humidity and it isn't too long, say anytime fr... Read more
Appearances Can Be Deceiving...
Thursday, June 03, 2010      11 comments

While staying down here in Georgia our son and fiancée have been kind enough to let us stay in their guest bedroom. He has been so busy that he hasn't yet managed to either buy a lawnmower or arrange for a lawn service and things are looking mor... Read more
Friday, May 28, 2010      11 comments

Drove all day. Mindless gnoshing on my bag of broccoli, unsalted almonds, Cortland apples and bananas. Trying to make good time, didn't do much working out at rest stops even though I DID bring my Nordic Poles. I DID do some stretches when stopp... Read more
Still Tickin'
Sunday, May 23, 2010      11 comments

Hey everyone, still hanging in there, although my limited spark time is not reflecting well on me...ugh! I am slowly but surely putting the pieces to our home network back together again. Just been absolutely CRAZY / BUSY with house ... Read more
A Few Days of Limited Sparking...
Wednesday, May 19, 2010      10 comments

Due to some work being done around our home which may necessitate shutting down our home network, ongoing lack of access to SP @ work AND the mysterious return of the old problem of not receiving all my e-mail notices of SparkPeople activity yo... Read more

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