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Back to School Shopping…

Had I stopped to really think about it, I probably wouldn’t have gone out today. This is the weekend before school starts for so many young students and I would have predicted that the stores would be packed.  People would … Continue reading

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Life’s Classroom

As the cycling season gets going, there are always things that need fixing, updating, replacing. This is probably true of every sport, activity, or pastime. So far this year, I have changed my bib shorts, the batteries in my cycling … Continue reading

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Air in the Tires, Air in my Soul

Yesterday, I went to the cycle store to pick up my new bib. If you are following this blog, you might remember that my cycling bib died a horrible death.  I don’t know whether it was shock, weather, or research … Continue reading

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So, in preparation Pho my trip, I went out in search of sandals. I did my research, made a plan of action, and came up empty.  The salesperson looked at me (and though he didn’t say it, probably uttered a … Continue reading

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Lacking Passion

I should start this post explaining that I also write another blog. This blog deals with hobbies–and I have a lot of hobbies.  Lately, though, I haven’t really pursued many of my hobbies.  I also haven’t written that many posts … Continue reading

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Today’s Perfect Moment is simply tonkatsu.  There’s a lot of great Japanese food out there.  I could have picked many other’s to talk about.  What you should know is that the presentation of this meal was much better than it … Continue reading

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My Love/Hate Relationship with IKEA

Yes. Just like the title says.  I have a love hate relationship with IKEA.  There is not way around this.  So, let’s break it down. The Love Some interesting and cool/quirky furniture and stuff. Occasionally some decent prices on that … Continue reading

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Shopping for Books and Other Quests

This is going to be a rather rambling post, but hopefully you will read it to the end.  If you do, you might be able to help someone with a rather interesting quest. Yesterday, thanks to a gift card for … Continue reading

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Setting my Sights on a Fondo

For those of you who read my previous post and the conundrum I found myself in, I decided to go to the bike show on Friday.  After looking at the schedule, there might have been more BMX events on Saturday, … Continue reading

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Shiny New Wheels

A big part of the better me is improved all around fitness (and hopefully more weight loss).  I had a good year last year by changing my diet and getting out on my bike more often.  I lost about 20 … Continue reading

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