Tag Archives: bicycling

Sky Fall…

You couldn’t have a bike accident with a nicer group of people. Chris called her husband to come scoop me up. Nina rode back to the restaurant where we had lunch, looking for ibuprofen. Laurie B. and Silvia whipped antiseptic … Continue reading

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“My Cheeks Hurt from Smiling”

“It’s Sojourn t-shirt night,” texted Nancy before our last Vermont dinner. I should’ve known it was the start of a plot…a good plot, but still…Sure enough all 15 of us showed up in the lobby in our Sojourn t-shirts. Along … Continue reading

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Biking in Vermont: The Numbers

One: Number of daughters bicycling with me in Vermont Two: Number of riders who accidently went into New York. Three: Biking days thus far. One rainy. One windy. One perfect. Four: Compass directions of glorious fall scenery. Five: Main course … Continue reading

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Do it Yourself

Been riding my beloved Colnago for seven years now. In that time I’ve bought new tires occasionally. Replaced the chain a few times. Had to replace the rear cassette once, because I waited too long on a new chain. I … Continue reading

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What do you do when you’re upset?

When I’m suddenly unhappy–especially if it’s a situation I can’t fix–I might go for a walk. Or pull out the Lamaze breathing. I might pet Axel. Or call a friend. I could try a distraction, like playing a game on … Continue reading

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