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Blogging in an Instagram world

Just the other day I saw a post from a friend's blog in my reader. He hadn't posted in awhile, and only came back to his blog to post info for an upcoming event. He said that most everyone had migrated to Instagram, but this post was for the straggler or two who hadn't made… Continue reading Blogging in an Instagram world

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bike rambles, bike rides, random rambles, Uncategorized

Ride Report: Outer NE New Parks Ride

Three for three! It's a crapshoot when you schedule bike rides from October through May; will the weather be OK? So far, I've managed to get good weather on all my rides for fall. I'm not complaining. The weather for Outer NE New Parks Ride on Saturday November 3rd was just about perfect for early… Continue reading Ride Report: Outer NE New Parks Ride

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Summer drags itself out to the bitter end

It seems a bit funny to complain about summer becoming an unwanted guest, especially someone like myself who loves summer. But complain I will. And this past summer has been a very hot one. While we didn't have too many big heatwaves, we had lots of 90F and above days, and quite a bit of… Continue reading Summer drags itself out to the bitter end

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“Snow Level 300-500 Feet”, or A West Hills Winter Wonderland

After real nice weather last week, colder, wetter weather has returned. But it was a surprise last night upon leaving "the office" downtown around midnight to see SNOW. And boy was it snowing. And such big flakes! It wasn't sticking downtown, but when I got to the top of Sewallcrest it was, and the snow… Continue reading “Snow Level 300-500 Feet”, or A West Hills Winter Wonderland