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Ed’s sweater is off the needles and ready to be grafted and seamed.

This afternoon the ironing board and iron were set up in the kitchen, a white cotton dish towel dampened and I tackled the task of steaming the individual pieces. 564 more words


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Snow then go.  That’s pretty much been the routine around the southern rim of Lake Michigan these past few weeks of furious February weather.   52 more words

Lake Michigan

Are bicycling books all starting to sound the same?

Maybe it is just me and the plethora of bicycling publications I have read in a relatively short span of time, but recently I have become increasingly concerned that advocacy books on the benefits of bicycling are starting to sound repetitious. 124 more words


Lance Armstrong registers to ride in 2015 Livestrong Challenge

Lance Armstrong will ride again – as part of team Lance and Friends at this year’s Livestrong Challenge in October.

Armstrong registered Feb. 2 for the charity bike ride and made a $5,000 donation. 269 more words

exmaschine reblogged this on The Road to Revelation and commented:

Go chief! Nice to see LA back on the bike... I'm sure this is going to really ruffle the feathers of all those muppets who seem have a lot misplaced and displaced energies- spewing their vitriol. I always wonder why most of these 'fans' of cycling don't get that upset over the corrupted criminal governments drone bombing women and children...but instead get so angry over an athlete using ped's and lying. In the end, it's ALL entertainment. But when governments destroy liberty, that's REAL life.  If nothing else I'll get a huge kick from those who are going to implode over this news! C'est la vie I suppose.

AMGEN Tour of California Races in the Delta

The announced 2015 route of AMGEN Tour of California includes the Delta, and on the very first day–Stage One, Sunday May 10. The bike racers will depart from Sacramento, ride 124 miles along the Sacramento River to Rio Vista and back for a likely sprint finish in Sacramento. 124 more words

Sacramento River

Captain Rick achieves 64% of Goal to Walk/Bike equivalent of once around the World to combat High Blood Pressure

Captain Rick: I am proud to announce 64% completion of my 1999 New Years resolution to walk/bicycle the equivalent of once around the world (25,000 miles) to combat high blood pressure. 135 more words

Captain Rick

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “(Your Thing) for Dummies.”

Take a complicated subject you know more about than most people, and explain it to a friend who knows nothing about it at all…

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Creative Writing