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August 15, 2016: Preseason

Like the National Football League, cyclocross spans three seasons. For both, training has to start in the brutal heat of mid-summer. Some of the early races take place in these somewhat oppressive conditions but as the season gets into full swing, we are usually racing in the sometimes-perfect weather of autumn just like the big boys who wear a lot of padding and get the crap knocked out of them. 597 more words

Friendliest Dog Breeds

Love dogs? Here are the dog breeds that are the friendliest in the world!!!  Click here to view the dog breeds


A visit to Aubourn Hall gardens

Yesterday we paid a long awaited visit to Aubourn Hall gardens and were not disappointed.  The scented roses were exquisite.  We were amused by the fallen tree, through which steps have been carved so that it no longer blocks the way.  119 more words


Dog in a dog coat

Pippy is now on her 4th dog coat.  This doesn’t include the vest/romper suit she had to wear after she’d been spayed (preferable to a cone round her neck, we thought). 410 more words

Irish Setter, Italian Greyhound and India

I is for Irish Setter, Italian Greyhound and India

  John Tyler (1841-1845), Harry S. Truman (1945-1953), Richard M. Nixon (1989-1933), and George W. Bush (2001-2009). 549 more words

One-Liner Wednesday – Be Careful

“Thanks and drive carefully today!”

An hour and 10 minutes into my 20-minute commute, those were the words I wanted lots of other people to hear. 385 more words

New England Life

Bye bye, National Trust, hello Delamere!

I’ve been a National Trust member for years.  Lots of years.  Even before I was a member in my own right, I was part of my parents’ family membership.  367 more words