August 9th

Missing Jerry

There were days And there were days And there were days between Some dates resonate over and over in folks lives, almost serving as a portent of momentous things to come. August 9th is such a date in my family’s life and in my personal experience. Let’s take a look. 1945 – Nagasaki was struck … Read more

Another Special Birthday

Fly Fishing near Estes Lake

I’ve celebrated a few birthdays with Sheryl, and this one, spent in Estes Park, is no exception in terms of being special. We spent an enjoyable day up here in the Rocky Mountains following her favorite breakfast and followed by a good dinner at a modern Mexican style restaurant. I have to admit though, that … Read more

Three From a Bike

Elevator at Sunset

I rode my bike late in the day and captured 3 striking images of scenes that at other times of the day would have gone unnoticed. It started with the backlit trees on the Välkommen Trail. Something caught my eye so I stopped to take some photos. Later, as I was crossing Lincoln, the flags … Read more

Snowmass: A Quick Ride Down

Snowmass Village Downhill Bike Ride

I managed to get in two bike rides during a recent visit to Colorado to view the fall colors. The first was a decent length ride in Aurora, similar to a ride I did a couple of years ago. (Same trail, just didn’t ride quite as far.) The second ride, while much shorter, was unique … Read more

Epic August Expedition

Out in the country

I needed 25 miles to reach the 300 mile mark for August. A simple ride to the bridge and back would give me 22. I decided to take my off-road bike and head to the bridge and beyond. In the end I ended up with 27 miles and a most satisfying ride. Following are pictures … Read more

September Country Ramble

September Country Ramble

I got out for a good country ramble late this afternoon. I began by riding down the Meadowlark Trail, exiting on Shawnee road which I rode for a mile before getting back to the dirt roads. 16+ miles with a slight southeast wind and temperature around 80 degrees made for excellent riding conditions. Here are … Read more

Bike Ride Sunset

SF Bay Sunset

After yesterday’s ride was pre-empted by a worn and bulging tire, I was really keen to get on my bike this evening! [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] No. Not going anywhere with a tire that looks … Read more