Category Archives: lifestyle

New Sheets

I had planned to downplay Today’s Perfect Moment.  I had started to write something like an apology before I even got to the topic.  Something like “Today’s Perfect Moment is not that amazing”–but I’ve used that opening before.  Not only … Continue reading

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And She Rocked

Catching up on Perfect Moments seems to be my thing lately. Your patience is appreciated.  I had time to reflect on them, so perhaps my words will be more eloquent, or at least for myself, they will have a slightly … Continue reading

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Next Year, for Sure….Maybe

It is weird. Despite ease and location, and while not necessarily a desire–more a willingness really, there are some things that just don’t get done.  What am I rambling on about this time you ask.  I only hope I can … Continue reading

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When Getting Chinese Food

When it comes to food delivery, I would rather go and pick it up than have it delivered. It is less of a tip thing, and more of a hate waiting in my house for someone to arrive thing.  I … Continue reading

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The Curious Case of the Two-Fisted Drinker

What I have to write about today is not remarkable in any way. However, its absurdity…or profundity, since when it comes to my life on the bus, these two rather opposite things seem to share many characteristics in this universe. … Continue reading

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Commuting Gets Surreal

I often spend time during my commute reading, dozing, wondering why the attractive women don’t sit next to me and composing today’s perfect moment. Today was not that much different, except of course that it was. My bus window was … Continue reading

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2015 in a nutshell

On the Blogs First off, I want to thank everyone who visited my blog in 2015. Though I wrote slightly more than half the posts I wrote in 2014, I had twice as many page views.  While some of that … Continue reading

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When a Big Group Shows Up to Ride

This weekend’s ride featured something a bit different for me. Instead of the five or six riders in the “slow” group, there were eleven of us. It was great for the club to see such a big turnout on the … Continue reading

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Suddenly, It Has Become So Very Real

Earlier this year, probably in the middle of March, I signed up to ride 125 km.   There were longer alternatives (165 and 140 to be exact) and there were shorter alternatives. How I settled on 125 is not overly clear … Continue reading

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Learning Opportunities Abound

The world is full of wonderful and odd ways to learn things.  I guess that was the basis for the novel Q&A (also known as Slumdog Millionaire).  As a teacher, I have tried to impress upon my students that there … Continue reading

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