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Springtime Flirt ~ American Sentence Day 51 of 108

My hair is looking good today – smooth curls and waves – I knew you’d notice.


Feature flashback: V.I.P. soccer program for players with physical and mental disabilities and special needs provides life-enriching pleasures

This feature appeared in the Arizona Daily Sun in May 2004.

Everybody wins with V.I.P. soccer program

By Ed Odeven

We have witnessed these scenes too many times: Coaches screaming at a referee, questioning his/her intellect and demanding that they get thicker glasses or a hearing aid; fans taunting an opposing player who’s had a tough game; and parents berating a coach for not giving their kid enough playing time. 884 more words


This doesn't look like Florida

So…this happened…we’re in Flagstaff, Arizona.

Lastime on this bike adventure blog, we shared our first fully-loaded-for-bike-touring bicycle ride with you and also, our rough plan to cycle from our home in Palm Harbor (on the Gulf coast of Florida) to Flagler Beach on the East coast of Florida and north from there, to GA, SC & NC. 544 more words

Bike Travel

Big Ride, Big Mishaps, Big Fun

Naïveté: (noun) lack of experience, wisdom, or judgment.

I generally do not think of myself as being naive, but today proved differently.

Having spent the past few days riding trails here in Flagstaff (Arizona), I was keen to complete the “Round the Peaks” loop – an approximately 50 mile loop (+/- depending upon where one starts) circumnavigating the base of Humphrey’s Peak (12,633 ft).   217 more words


America Day 19: Red Rocks

Unlike the previous night, we slept like the proverbial logs last night (the Spanish say “hé dormido como un Rey” meaning “I slept like a king!”. 1,083 more words

Adventure, Travel, Lifestyle

Hiking Club Shenanigans

What do you do when a friend suggests starting a hiking club?

Jump up and down and agree to it immediately? Yes, that’s what I did! 232 more words


Dreaming of Trees ~ American Sentence Day 48 of 108

Gliding through the woods I fell in love – got off my bike and hugged some trees.