Category Archives: Bicycling

20 Hours in Big South Fork

The damp camping gear has been hung to dry, unconsumed food put away and my duffle is mostly unpacked. All this plus a campsite teardown, a coffee stop and an almost 2.0 hour drive home… before 11:00 am. We are, … Continue reading

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Five things…

Below is a handful of things that happened this week. 1. A Favorite, Sunset Season, is Coming to an End As trees’ leaf out, a process that is happening rather quickly right now, our views from the hill will become … Continue reading

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Five things….

“Five things”, is that even still a thing? Is blogging still a thing?! Certainly, it hasn’t been with me. So many things to do and so little time spent recording them, hikes hiked, trips taken, little successes, little moments, all … Continue reading

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Riding the Creeper, Abingdon to Damascus and Back…

May 22-23, 2021 Abingdon is a small, historic town tucked in the Blue Ridge mountains of southwest VA and a favorite destination of many. A two hour drive separates us from this charming town with a handful of trendy eats, … Continue reading

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Weekend fun and food…

Well, sorta. As I write this, Tennessee is in it’s 5th day of reopening. Hair salons, nail salons, tattoo parlors, retail, many restaurants, parks and outdoor venues are all out there with doors wide open. The weather is great and … Continue reading

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Five Things I Did This Weekend…

This has been a very busy week consumed by work (my paying job) and budget and meeting planning for the Missions Committee that I co-chair (my volunteer job). As a new weekend begins, I am just getting around to posting … Continue reading

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Five Things I Did This Weekend…

Another summer weekend has slipped by and the official end of summer is just days away.  We spent this weekend mostly outside and mostly in the company of good friends.  While I have not completed everything on my “Summer To … Continue reading

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Monday Running, Biking and Rambling…

We survived an incredible night of turbulent weather.  A second string of severe storms hit around 1:30 AM.  I blissfully slept through the light show thanks to 1/2 an Ambien.  John on the other hand, did not. The power failed … Continue reading

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30,071 Steps Saturday…

As I write this, severe storm warnings are flashing on my TV and phone.  Lightening is flashing every minute or so and the low steady rumble of thunder vibrates the house.  The power of nature is amazing and scary at … Continue reading

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Is Bicycling Making a Difference…

I am not a fan of summer running!  The southern heat and humidity stifle my breathing and feel like anchors slowing down my legs.  Oh the agony of it all. Forget 5k  and 10k pace, I have what I call … Continue reading

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