Then, and Only Then, May You Quit

Someday, I’ll have children who’ll say, “I can’t”. When that happens, I might just make them read this post. *** My fingers are puffy and red, and I can barely feel my thumbs. I only own finger-less cycling gloves, and they don’t do the job when it’s 55 degrees (Farenheit) … Continue reading

Colorado Springs Bike to Work Day

I tried something completely new last Wednesday: I rode my bike to work. The 19th annual Metro Rides Bike to Work Day in Colorado Springs was originally scheduled for the summer, but the Waldo Canyon Fires forced it to be postponed. In a cruel twist of fate, the rescheduled Bike … Continue reading

Surviving Deployment as an Army Wife: Exercise Helps

Alright ladies (and gents, if there are any of those reading), I’m going to be completely honest: 1. This week was a LONG one.  I worked long, intense hours this week on a new client account at work. The amount of good work we accomplished in just a few days … Continue reading

Adopting Doris

My mom just left my house after a week-long visit together. It was such a comfort having her here, and I looked forward to her visit for weeks before she arrived. Now that it’s behind us, I have to shift my eyes to the next horizon: the arrival of a … Continue reading

Cycling in Small Town Missouri

Guest post by Jennifer Wassenaar Growing up in Farmington, Missouri, my older sister and I would ride our bikes up and down the street, to the park that was behind our home and to our grandparents’ houses.  I even remember mastering the art of riding with no hands. As I … Continue reading

Ste. Genevieve Bike

This classic Schwinn was for sale, helmet included, for around $125 in downtown Ste. Genevieve, Missouri during the town’s annual Jour de Fete celebration. *** More bike-related posts: St. Joe State Park Bicycle Trail Tour de Missouri Tour de Missouri Art Bikes Castlewood State Park – Mountain Biking Continue reading

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