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

20 Miles on a Mountainbike

I went for my first bike ride of the season today, and while it’s possible I was a wee bit overly-ambitious about my mileage, I’m glad I pushed myself. It was a pretty day in Colorado Springs, and I was able to g-chat with my husband for a few minutes … 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

Biking in Colorado Springs

This weekend, I took my mountain bike out for the first time since moving to Colorado Springs, Colorado two weeks ago. Having just purchased clipless pedals on Saturday, I wanted an easy trail to start with. Still compensating for my foot injury, I was also looking for a long enough … Continue reading

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