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Beware the numbers game!
Monday, November 15, 2010      26 comments

Beware the numbers game! YES, the numbers can be our best ally as we watch calories and bump up our workouts and watch the scale... BUT: these ARE only numbers and we have to not lose sight of the forest for the trees. We're all h... Read more
Dorky Shorts Rides Again! :-)
Saturday, November 13, 2010      16 comments

Put on the ol' dorky shorts (yep, those padded spandex things are under my regular shorts...lol ) and headed out with a few bike club members for WONDERFUL 42 mile ride from Bi... Read more
Squeezing in a Workout On the Road
Thursday, November 04, 2010      12 comments

Checked in and headed down to use the pc in the lobby. Ugh, somone's on it. Guess "someone" is trying to nudge me about my day on the road without any cardio...so, I start walking / jogging round the perimeter of the hotel for a few rounds ... Read more
Tybee: Take Two!
Wednesday, November 03, 2010      8 comments

Well I suppose most of you could have predicted that tethering myself to stop-n-go downtown traffic was something I wouldn't tolerate without SOME time out on the open road! So I set out this morning for Tybee Island! It was great to s... Read more
Life is Simple...
Tuesday, November 02, 2010      6 comments

Had fun riding around Savannah today on one of the trolley tours. Rented a bike from one of the shops today and realized how SPOILED I've been with my own bicycle: they would only rent single-speed clunkers with HUGE tires and handlebars spreadi... Read more
Midnight Workout...?!?
Thursday, October 28, 2010      11 comments

Today was a soggy day to visit Atlanta. As I'd been to the Aquarium earlier this year and I wasn't about to PAY good money to tour the Coca Cola building, I had hoped to get some serious Nordic Walking in around the Olympic Square in Atlanta...s... Read more
Where Eagles Soar...
Sunday, October 17, 2010      17 comments

...fingers FUMBLE! Argh! Saw a SPECTACULAR eagle spreading those wings SO FAR as it was gliding about in a circle...stopped, reached for the camera, fumbled, fumbled some more...POOF, the eagle was gone...! Ah well, it was a mighty fine day... Read more
Sparkin' The Clouds Away!
Saturday, October 16, 2010      9 comments

Wow! I am OVERWHELMED by all the birthday wishes, SparkMails and SparkGoodies all of you have sent my way today! It was an early and gloomy start this morning with a pleasant birthday breakfast out with my DW. But I think you all chased the... Read more
Butternut Valley Bliss!
Sunday, October 10, 2010      13 comments

Forgive me Mr. Berlin, but I've got a little edit to your song: "Heaven, I'm in Heaven, And my heart beats so that I can hardly speak; When I'm out here biking cheek to cheek!" :-) You know those pesky little ladybug-like beetles t... Read more
South of the Border!
Friday, October 08, 2010      8 comments

Yippee! The work week is over and I'm streaking outta work on my bike to join my biking buddy and get out to PLAY! The plan? We're gonna make a beeline down good ol' Route 7 and cross over into Great Bend / Hallstead, Pennsylvania...South o... Read more
Thursday, October 07, 2010      10 comments

Since paying such close attention to my inner nature and taking so much better care of myself I find myself SO much more readily entranced by OUTER nature! In the middle of a busy day, walking across a parking lot I'll stop to admire a batt... Read more
People for Bikes!
Sunday, October 03, 2010      8 comments

I just received a head's up on People for Bikes from fellow member Jan Frandsen and it is a GREAT IDEA to join their efforts so I thought I'd pass it along with another great article on biking: I just learned about a great new website to su... Read more
The Missing Link...
Saturday, October 02, 2010      12 comments

Today's ride had to be a bit shorter than usual so I put my thinking cap on to come up with a short (24 mile) ride that would take me down some new roads and uncover some new sights. A cyclepathic noodling thought of mine has been kicking a... Read more
Care To Join The Fun in 011...?
Wednesday, September 29, 2010      5 comments

Hey folks...! If any of you are envious and would like to join in the fun for NEXT YEAR'S MS CitytoShore Ride, they are already taking early registration at a discount. This is SUCH a wonderful ride and wouldn't it be SO COOL to have a large Spa... Read more
Certifiable CyclePath! (Notes on my First Century+)
Monday, September 27, 2010      29 comments

I had such a WONDERFUL time on my first Century Ride this past Saturday as part of the Multiple Sclerosis CitytoShore Fund-raiser. My Team Captain and I cycled from Cherry Hill to Ocean City, NJ which included an extra 25 mile loop so that we co... Read more

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