This summer cycling season, after being cut loose by my cardiologist in June and taken off of Coumadin, was capped by two of the most special cycling accomplishments: 1) Cycling 'round the 1,000 Islands area of New York and Ontario with 15 of my... Read more
Another wonderful weekend spent with fellow bike club members! Yesterday we had our bi-annual roadside clean up which our many hands wrapped up lickety-split and followed up with a quickie 20 mile ride to Whitney Point. It was more overcast yest... Read more
Strike up the music, Cassandra Wilson with an upbeat ode to life, which is SO FINE on this gorgeous autumn day! The colors are coming so FAST all of a sudden!
"A Little Warm Death"... www.youtube.com/watch?v= hh_r6NwqIvs ... Read more
It's been quite the shock to the system adjusting to "the real world" since returning from Cape Cod. Having eaten mostly cut up fruits & veggies and store-bought sandwiches on my travels I was yearning for something home-made but had so little t... Read more
My journey on two wheels last week was one of the greatest challenges and experiences I've had so far. Everything just came together so perfectly. I had never thought seriously about jumping into a self-supported cycling tour, although the idea ... Read more
Here are some interesting thoughts I came across about writing which unbeknownst to me until I read them, echo what I think writing, aka blogging, does for me:
"Every... Read more
I loaded up my bike with tent, sleeping bag and dual panniers (all graciously loaned to me from TEAMAGIS, our bike club's president!) for a ride to the Colorscape festival in Norwich yesterday. Met up with a few bike club members in Greene, one ... Read more
Just a quickie update: terrific day of cycling, over 70 miles throughout the Thousand Islands! Ferry over to Wolfe Island and again over to Kingston. Rode to Gananoque and down through Wellesley Island. Walking our bikes over the bridges taking ... Read more
Short & sweet...too busy packing for many words...just psyched over all the new territory I'll be covering with 14-15 others from our bike club as we head up to the 1,000 Islands territory of Northern Upstate New York and Ontario Canada.
I'... Read more
Just came across this wonderful piece from NPR / The Oatmeal:
'Why This Compulsion To Run Long Distances?' A Runner's Beautiful Confession
www.npr.org/blogs/krulwi ch/2013/08/20/213869143/wh y-this-compulsion-to-run-l ... Read more
I am still filled to overflowing with all that this weekend had to offer...! I SO wish I could bottle it for those times of need.
Between yesterday (47 miles) and today (59.5 miles) I just could not stop those wheels from rolling and rollin... Read more
Okay, I'm going to edit the title of this blog as I had this inspiration (while cycling of course) but I DO want to preface the title change by saying this is with absolutely ALL respect for ALL faiths and denominations...I just felt that this s... Read more
I am SO loving my cycling commutes...especially in the morning! Chilly today, high 40s...still fighting to keep my shorts as I hate cycling with pants, but have switched to long-sleeved t-shirts. It isn't long before my Kattelville Hill has warm... Read more
Perfect weather for riding today and thoroughly enjoyed looping through Broome County in the Southern Tier of upstate New York today. The only thing that could have improved the 50 mile ride would have been some company.
Whether tunneling ... Read more