Category Archives: Winter

Do you have snow tires for your bike?

Last week, I was asked twice if I had snow tires for my bike. The short answer is no. I don’t need snow tires. My bike actually handles the snow pretty well. That’s important because it snowed all night last … Continue reading

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A new year dawns

2015 is here, and there was nothing we could do to stop it. My family and I celebrated New Year’s Eve by watching It’s a Wonderful Life, the James Stewart-Donna Reed classic, on DVD. We had popcorn, crackers, celery sticks … Continue reading

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Winter already? Say it ain’t so

So here I sit on the 15th of November and the temperature isn’t supposed to get above freezing today. Up to an inch of snow is supposed to fall within the next few days, and on Monday the temperature isn’t … Continue reading

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First race of 2014

On Sunday I ran my first race of 2014, the Run it for Chris Brown 5K prediction race at IPFW. Chris Brown was a member of the IPFW cross-country team who died of cancer about 10 years ago, and the … Continue reading

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Not spring yet, but …

The sun came out Thursday and the temperature rose into the high 20s, which was nice considering the daytime temperature barely got into the teens Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.  We had a record low of 16 below Tuesday night. I … Continue reading

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On the trail of Bigfoot: Snowshoeing

Nearly 10 inches of snow fell on Fort Wayne overnight Tuesday to Wednesday this week. My wife had a handful of DVDs that needed to be returned to the library, so we put on our snowshoes Wednesday and walked to … Continue reading

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Would Icy D Eagle love this?

Icy D Eagle is the renowned mascot of the Fort Wayne Komets minor league hockey team. He moved to Fort Wayne from Salt Lake City in the 1990s when the Salt Lake Golden Eagles folded and has been with the … Continue reading

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