Monthly Archives: April 2013

Earth Day reflections

Monday was Earth Day. I don’t really recall what happened in 1970 at the first Earth Day; I was 11 years old at the time. Yes, that’s old enough to be aware, but I’m not sure that I was. This … Continue reading

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Rain, rain, go away

OK, we had a drought for much of 2012 that started with a really dry, though cold, April after the hottest March in recorded history. This year, April is keeping up its share of the old rhyme “April showers bring … Continue reading

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30 Days of Biking: Halfway home

Today, is Tuesday, April 16, more than halfway through the 30 Days of Bike Challenge. I was going to write Monday before the tragic events at the Boston Marathon. I have been trying to come up with something to write … Continue reading

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30 Day of Biking Day 10: A day with my son

One of the beautiful things about homeschooling is spending your day with your offspring. Mine happens to be a 9-year-old boy. Wednesday, we  got up early to help with a hike at Eagle Marsh. We were supposed to help with … Continue reading

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The agony of de feet or at least of the pinky toe

Tuesday evening I decided to go for a short run while my son was at religious ed. The run turned out to be real short, less than 3 minutes short. I got a sharp pain in the pinky toe on … Continue reading

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April bike challenge, day 7

We’re a week into the 30 Days of Biking challenge, and technically, my streak is intact, although I did not get my bike out of the garage on Tuesday, April 2. I rode home from work after midnight, so I … Continue reading

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30 Days of Biking Day 4: A ride home from work

Thursday morning after 12:30 a.m., I rode home from work. I did the same thing Tuesday morning. I am going to count these rides as my rides for April 2 and April 4, although I plan to ride back to … Continue reading

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