Category: Life

20191108 First bike ride since I don’t know when..

Today started as a very inauspicious day.  High general anxiety kept waking me up at night so I was a bit groggy this morning.  It didnt get better so a bit of antianxiety meds were required.  Then a bit more..

Blog 20181017 Hugs

Blog 20181017 Hugs I feel I have to get this off my chest.  One of the biggest things ever to have happened me occurred just last week.  I had just returned to Cincinnati after spending the summer out in the

Blog 20181010 Migraine Days

Migraine days 10-10-2018, 10-11-2018 ->   It’s days like this that are the hardest.   Today I went to my Dr and got checked, spec’ed, poked and squered.  Such fun. But at least I got some help for my current

Blog 20181002 – And then this happened

Hi all! I keep trying to come up with more interesting things to say and then not saying anything.  So at this point let’s just tell you what happened. I am on my way back to Cincinnati from Idaho Falls

20181004 – The road less traveled

I have frequently joked that all my electronic map gadgets bar 1 had tried to kill me.   Well today was the day for Garmin. I was 25 miles from my goal after traveling all the way across the USA when

Finally An Update: A sad one

Finally an update:  A sad one   For those of you who have been following, upon entering the state of Utah on our way to Alaska we were struck with a lot of vehicle problems.  First the trailer wheel hub

20180509 Kansas to Colorado

A beautiful driving day. Started out in Selina KS at about 1700 ft, ended the day in Arriba, CO at an ear popping 5200. Certainly didn’t look like we were gaining altitude through the plains. But with Denver only a

20180508 St Louis to Kansas

I think we may have officially found the kitchiest tourist trap ever.  It was full of all the gas station trinkets and toys, tee shirts plastered with Missouri’s silhouette, windchimes, ‘down home’ barnwood and shiplap signage, and redneck joke items. 

20180507 Indiana to St. Louis

Well, we intended to get a bit farther, but staying with one of my cousins in St. Louis was too tempting an offer.  He has a gorgeous bit of property and was exceedingly hospitable on short notice.  Mike, if you’re

20180506 Kentucky

Kentucky was lovely.  We spent some time with my family, including my grandfather, who recently had surgery (all is well!)  I’m so glad we got to see them for a few days before heading out.  In those days we got

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