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The Magic of Books

Books are fantastic. Not only do they let you travel to interesting words, they also allow you to meet people you might not.  I am not good at meeting women in bars, regardless of the amount of liquid courage coursing … Continue reading

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Near Television Perfection

Long time readers might remember a short piece I wrote about the TV show Family Ties. It was way back in January and I had managed to record the Alex falls in love with Ellen episodes. (Please click here if … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Cycling

This photo is from a couple of weeks ago–the ride in which I learned what bonking really means.  Since then, I have been more conscious of better hydration and nutrition–though, walking into any store to hear about that is sometimes … Continue reading

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Finally.

When I picked up my new bike a few months ago I had lots of plans.  I also had lots of things to buy.  I persevered on most of them, but one big one seemed out of reach.  I joined … Continue reading

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August 2, 2014: Back in the Saddle Again

  I spent at least an hour at a local bicycle shop this afternoon, maybe more.  I tried on some bike shorts, looked at pedals (they don’t come with the bike–who knew), and kicked the tires as if I were … Continue reading

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July 10, 2014: Unexpectedly Glorious Silence

Today’s Perfect Moment was silence.  Today, I found silence in a most unexpected place.  Silence when you need to work or think can be wonderful.  Too often because of noise, I have to put my earbuds in just to get … Continue reading

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June 13, 2014

Though today was not a bad day, I could not pick out a perfect moment.  I watched Looper, but was somewhat disappointed.  I did some yard work, but worried about the futility of it. I spent some time soul searching, … Continue reading

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