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Fun with Traffic Lights!
Monday, May 09, 2011      21 comments

While rolling on into work today I began to notice something different about today's ride: I wasn't hitting any red lights! Okay, so let's have a little fun and see how my luck (and a little psyching, timing skill) continues. Well I c... Read more
Fun "Detour!"
Sunday, May 08, 2011      12 comments

We had a great turnout for our bike club's roadside clean up yesterday! Sadly, we found stuff that demonstrated such APPALLING disregard for all the beauty that nature can bring us: a pc monitor sitting in a puddle down the bank from the shoulde... Read more
Another First!
Saturday, May 07, 2011      17 comments

Had a TERRIFIC day yesterday mixing it up with work, cycling and jogging. Biked to my day job, then over to my office to see a client privately and then up to our local park with a great trail along the Chenango River: Otsiningo Park. Off the bi... Read more
Pedal Power: Another $10.44 in the Jar!
Friday, May 06, 2011      11 comments

Although it was a nippy start at 40 degrees, I warmed up nicely about half-way to work on my bike today. Waved a hello-good-morning-isn't-it-gr
eat-to-be-alive-on-a-bike to TEAMEAGIS as she was heading northbound to my southbound. I was... Read more
Why I'm Doubting I'll Ever Be A "Runner"
Thursday, May 05, 2011      16 comments

I don't dislike running, but I don't really LIKE it either. Today while outside on this gloriously sunny day jogging a 5K at Otsiningo Park, the thought occurred to me: "Wouldn't this day be even BETTER YET if I was out on my BIKE?!?" That'... Read more
We ROCKED This City!
Monday, May 02, 2011      26 comments

A little music for my blog...a twist of a word in the song title to suit my needs...! :-) youtu.be/nsdj9NRzqC4 Had a TERRIFIC time 'round the Big Apple over the weekend! Stayed in Staten Island and to prepare for the ... Read more
The Bounce-Back Continues!
Saturday, April 23, 2011      11 comments

Thank you everyone for your concerns re: yesterday's mishap. Just gotta love our SparkFamily! A little Bacitracin and all this SparkLove goes a long way to making fellow keeping on tickin' when he takes a lickin'! Went back at it today for ... Read more
Earth Day: On the Road Again...!
Friday, April 22, 2011      11 comments

Well it wasn't the most INSPIRING of days to get out on my bike, BUT: it was finally DRY! And another dry day doesn't appear to be on our horizon for another week or so...ugh! Plus, hey it's Earth Day! What better way to celebrate than to r... Read more
1st Cycling Commute!
Friday, April 15, 2011      25 comments

FINALLY! A day when I'm not working late and it isn't raining! Chilly 30 degree morning, but cycling always keeps me warm. Sunny blue skies keeping me company...woo hoo! I was a bit too intent in scrutinizing the road for flat-making ... Read more
Sun Shower
Wednesday, April 13, 2011      14 comments

The other day after working out at RiverWalk, Mother Nature dished up some most peculiar weather as there was the most striking sunset with the skies clearing all the whil... Read more
Don't Give Up!
Tuesday, April 05, 2011      16 comments

I was SO disappointed recently when I went to catch up with a fellow Sparker as I had an e-mail notice of her latest blog and... POOF! She was gone without a trace! No SparkPage, no recognition of her in the SparkSearch...just dropped ... Read more
Row Row Row Your Boat...!
Monday, April 04, 2011      11 comments

So today I mixed it up at Riverwalk by putting in a half hour on the rowing machine. Tried it before but for only 15 mins. After bumping up the time today I could see how this offers quite the workout! I had fun bumping up the resistance numbers... Read more
Mr. "No-Walk" 5K! :-)
Sunday, April 03, 2011      23 comments

Got up and at 'em this morning, cycled down to Otsiningo, changed out of my sweats into shorts & T-shirt and nailed my first 5K! Took it nice & easy...wrapped up in a blistering 40 mins...lol. But you know, this has been a goal of mine sinc... Read more
What's a Wog?
Saturday, April 02, 2011      20 comments

On today's bike trip to Marathon we rode through the village of Killawog. My mental lint of the day was: How in the world did they come up with that name? Wikipedia t... Read more
Sparkin' @ the Health Fair!
Thursday, March 24, 2011      14 comments

Our agency hosted a health fair which was held at one of our church halls with a number of health-related services presenting. I set up a table with some SparkPeople flyers and a copy of The Spark and answered folk's questions as they came by. ... Read more

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