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Bike Commuting Is for the Birds

Last night on the way home from work I peaked up at the Morningside bald eagle nest. (I call it that because it is close to the Morningside Drive intersection with the George Washington Parkway.)  Peaking over the edge of the nest was a white head. 264 more words

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Springing for a Few Hours

It is so frustrating. I want to ride in warm air but the air doesn’t warm up until mid-afternoon.

I procrastinated like mad all morning. Finally, with temperatures in the mid-40s I headed out. 420 more words

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Cherry Blossoms from the Sky

This week was doing so well. I had two bike commutes to start the week. Then zipless monkey conversation on Wednesday. Thursday was cool but the riding was pleasant. 331 more words

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Errandonnee # 9 and 10 - Banking and Busking

I was begining to think that the clock was going to run out on my errrand running. I only have four more days to knock off four errands. 270 more words

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Errandonee #8 - Looking through the Bentback Tulips

Today’s errand was my 18th bike commute of the season. Having taken the better part of three weeks off, I am finding my commute to be really hard. 62 more words

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International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day to all you beautiful, bold, strong women! So how does an amateur runner spend her time on such a beautiful day? By running seven sunny miles on the Mount Vernon Trail. 237 more words


Well, at Least I'm Not in Boston

T. S. Eliot didn’t live in Boston but he kind of nailed it when he wrote: April is the cruelest month. It takes at least a week into April before any semblance of spring arrives.¬† 388 more words

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