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Day 41: How to dress for the occasion

Good Wednesday, my friends!  Sorry there are no pictures, well I did ask my roommate to take 1, but be sure I did ride.  Ask my saddle if you don’t believe me!!!!!   207 more words

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Forty Days and Forty Nights

I woke to a beautiful blue sky, 40′s and windy morning. Ah, a rest day–something I have learned to embrace to prepare me for the next days of riding. 287 more words

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Day 39: 100 miles closer!

Today’s ride got off to an ominous start with the threat of rain and a thunderstorm.  So I squeezed my new, recently ordered bike rain jacket into my bike bag and off I rode. 286 more words

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Report: Alzheimer's Poses Greater Risk for Older Women than Men

Published in Pawtucket Times, May 11, 2014

According to the Alzheimer’s Association 2014 Alzheimer’s disease Facts and Figures report released last Month, a woman’s estimated lifetime risk of developing Alzheimer’s at age 65 is 1 in 6, compared with nearly 1 in 11 for a man. 1,470 more words

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Day 38: 'Mud bugs'??

Sunday’s ride, April 13


We got an early start for an 84 mile ride into Lafayette, LA because we knew winds 20-30mph were coming as the day progressed.   156 more words

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Day 37: Hellooooo, Louisiana!!!

Today is Saturday April 12 and we have  finally biked out of Texas (20 days) and are in Louisiana.


Lake Charles is our location in the southern part of Louisiana … I buddied up with Twila and rode 76 miles.   128 more words

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A Dear Frances Column for Caregivers

Yes, I am now a columnist for the Hawai’i Herald! Read the intro to the first column by Hawai’i Herald:

Hawai’i Herald Columnist

…With this issue of The Hawai’i Herald, we welcome author, poet, teacher and seminar speaker Frances Kakugawa to our ‘ohana of monthly columnists. 520 more words

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