Monthly Archives: September 2015

Blood Moon Rising

During a discussion about bicyclists working hard to get up a long mountain top road, my friend, a wise and funny woman, asked me if I had honestly ever enjoyed doing anything while wearing spandex. I had a good long … Continue reading

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Wake Up!

Since the road trip is over, waking up is weird. I find myself disoriented, not sure where I am, whose house, or what hotel I’m in. My dreams are a little kooky too. They remind me of those dreams in … Continue reading

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The End of the Ride

Three thousand miles later, I am home. I decided I should write down a few last details before I forget them. Starting the laundry and sorting the mail can wait. One of the unusual things that happened, happened at almost … Continue reading

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Coming To An End

For anyone who didn’t catch the clues about my pet ‘Blackie’ – I was referring to my suitcase. About half way into a fourteen mile bike ride, I remembered one item I forgot to bring on this trip, my padded … Continue reading

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ALS Challenge

I went shopping. My pet Blackie looked at with me with his mouth agape, sure I was simply forgetting him when I went out the door. The usual routine each morning has been to pack up and load him in … Continue reading

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Rainy Lake

Another coincidence on my trip. A friend saw my Facebook page and realized I was close by the resort in northern Minnesota where she is working for the summer. Lucky me! We connected and I immediately changed plans and drove … Continue reading

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Tune of the Loons

We all know how this happens. Parents do not see the day to day growth of their children, but when Grandma sees them, she can’t believe how they have grown. So to for the occasional visitor to a place they … Continue reading

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