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History all around us (3)

More reasons to explore the fascinating history of the English Civil Way¬†by bike….

1642 – The Three Tuns Inn and Brewery were established in 1642, with the brewery being possibly the oldest in the country, with records showing that King Charles 1st issued the first brewing licences in that year to raise funds to pay for his army fighting the civil war. 247 more words

Cycling Holidays

A Poet Ponders.

I sit in a recliner bought real cheap at the DI.

I use a rhyming website, though I often wonder why.

I rise before the sun so I can scan the new-mown news. 119 more words


No, Seriously, I Really Mean it This Time.

It’s been almost two months. My goodness. I actually feel slightly awkward about this because if you did get any kind of kick out of my blog then you know that two months could not possibly have elapsed without incident. 781 more words


Homer's Song of the (Sofa) Sirens

One of the bonuses of running a marathon for a charity is the added support that they provide in helping you prepare and succeed in both the run and the fund raising effort. 431 more words


Mortimer Character Design

These are the character sketches and illustrations I did for a project in 2012. We were asked to redesign a well known character from TV or fiction and my choice fell on Morticia Adams from the Addams Family. 69 more words

Astoria, OR 11/23/2014

Astoria, OR

Astoria is the seat of Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Situated near the mouth of the Columbia River, the city was named after the American investor John Jacob Astor. 962 more words


Eugene, OR 11/22/2014

Alton Baker Park
Eugene, OR 11/22/2014

A nice stop at one of our favorite dog parks. Alton Baker Dog Park is just across from the University of Oregon’s Autzen Stadium. 19 more words