Celebration Run!

Celebration Run!

My beloved Dad died six years ago (12/27/11). For the first two anniversaries, my siblings, their families, my kids, and I gathered at the Lake Goodwin summer home to commemorate. We built a fire in the wood stove (Dad was premier fire builder), and sat awkwardly on...
The 177-Mile Bike Week

The 177-Mile Bike Week

It wasn’t a planned event. But by Sunday afternoon, I’d put in 177 road-bike miles over the course of three rides, possibly a record for me. I know some of you die-hard bikers may shrug and say “Ah, that’s nothing!” But for me, more of a...

“Soul Restoration” Bike Rides

In the last two posts, I described what constitutes a Soul Restoration Day Hike, and listed the Top Five that fit the bill for me. The soul restoration exploration would not be complete without a similar list of road bike rides. During the “biking season,”...