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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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When You Can’t See Out the Bus Window

It would have been easy to cast this day aside. The weather was hardly cooperating and my students took the “it’s Monday” thing to a whole new level.  When one colleague asked me about that rhyme involving April showers and … Continue reading

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My Mind Shrugged

Today’s Perfect Moment is a moment that most people wouldn’t dare nominate for the prestigious title. Even before you get to it, based on the picture, you’re probably shaking your head.  I don’t blame you.  I need to turn the … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Cities

When I went to bed on Sunday night, I did something I never do. I checked the weather forecast.  It said the weather in Toronto was going to be 5 degrees.  That’s pretty warm.  It also struck me as a … Continue reading

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Not Unexpected

It was predicted. It was not unexpected.  It was inevitable.  It was never beyond the realm of impossible.  It was quite a sight when I woke up in the morning.  If you think I am talking about Trump….you’re wrong. No, … Continue reading

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Winter is Coming

I don’t think I should be ripping off that tagline from Game of Thrones (or Songs of Fire and Ice) but I don’t really think I have any choice in the matter.  It isn’t even Halloween and it snowed.  Can … Continue reading

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An Almost Transparent Fog

There’s a woman I often see jogging past my bus stop in the early morning as I make my dreary half asleep sluggish body towards what will eventually be work. She usually looks quite resplendent in her yellow/high visibility high … Continue reading

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Dark Skies Retreat

It is not wrong to say that the reveal is everything. Take any dramatic moment and it is that change from not knowing to knowing, from not seeing to seeing, or from naïveté to knowledge.  From this abstract we can … Continue reading

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Finally

Finally. That is the word of the day. Finally, it seems as if Spring is really here. Finally, I could say it was a beautiful day. Finally, I felt like I would rather be on my bike than at work…okay, … Continue reading

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Mother Nature’s other Plan

I had plans to get out and go riding today. Mother Nature seemed to have other ideas. Unlike Bri, who would be very happy to see this Spring snowfall, I was less than pleased. I have some cold weather wear, … Continue reading

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