Monthly Archives: June 2021

A House Shrouded in Mystery and Trees

The work week had been long and no life affirming bike rides had taken place. The next best solution was a feast of Chinese takeout food without worrying about the calories. The overly full feeling was something else, though. Forgetting … Continue reading

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Tires, Tubes, and Rain

I noticed that one of my tires could no longer hold any air. Luckily, I noticed it well in advance of any riding I was planning on doing. I had a couple of spare tubes, but thought it wise to … Continue reading

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Canadian Nonchalance

So, bright and early this morning, a bunch of people from the club descended upon the parking lot where we meet for club rides. Last week, owing to rather quick lead time, only two of us showed up. This week, … Continue reading

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Looking for Cycling Trips

I felt the itch to start looking into cycling trips again today. While this itch has never really gone away, other priorities and realities have kept it mostly on the backburner. Today, while I had a few moments, I took … Continue reading

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An Official Group Ride of Two

Finally, and completely out of the blue, group rides (though limited in structure, and supposedly socially distanced) are now allowed by the Ontario Cycling Association. I am not going to quibble, I am just happy. I woke up early this … Continue reading

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Notes from a Bike Ride

While working yesterday, I got to view lots of chatter on a WhatsApp group that I follow about getting out for a ride that evening. From my window vantage point, I could see that it was a spectacular day and … Continue reading

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A Gift of a Book

Do you give books as gifts? This questions is rhetorical. Whatever you write (or don’t write but think to yourself) in response probably won’t change my thoughts on the subject. I truly love to give books as gifts. I gave … Continue reading

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Adding Pictures to WordPress

As I have already written, I am at my memory limit for this blog. While, I have written posts without pictures, I can see that pictures are quite necessary. I tried something with my last post. If you haven’t checked … Continue reading

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Getting Out for a Ride

I didn’t get out on the bike last week. I just wasn’t feeling it. I had a new class to teach with a steep learning curve. I had disappointing hockey playoffs to watch. I had….obviously a bunch of lame excuses. … Continue reading

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