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Here and there, this and that

Just a few photos of recent events. In my last post I mentioned I had one more bike lock/cable to get open.  I found the one pictured below on the streets of Springfield, locked.  It is reprogrammable with any one … Continue reading

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Columbia Trails

Our daughter has moved to Columbia, Mo., and we went there last weekend to visit her and her man, Patrick, who owns Renew Missouri.  This company advocates for more clean energy in our state. Saturday afternoon Jan attended a yoga … Continue reading

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Facing Forward

I give a belated New Year’s greeting to my good readers. Before turning to 2014 I take a short look back on 2013. ******* With my dear Jan’s help and encouragement I was able to do a respectable 2700+ miles … Continue reading

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Wonderful news

Cora Jayne was born yesterday at 3:19, Mountain Standard Time.  At 7 pounds and 6 ounces, she is 19½ inches long and lovely.  Congrats to Katie and Sam who are both doing fine.  Meme and Papa are not doing too … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2013

Sam and Fam came to the Ozarks for the recent holiday.  We did many things and had a good time.  A few pictures will suffice. Jan and the children planted miniature hollyhocks in the back yard. I was able to … Continue reading

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Another reason

Jan and I love going to Colorado Springs to visit Sam and Fam. We are staying happy!

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Clear skies

We were able to take another trip to Colorado Springs a few weeks ago to see Sam and Fam.  While there Sam and Katie took a short vacation and Jan and I stayed with the children.  Now that was fun. … Continue reading

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9″

That is how much rain some places in southwest Missouri got today. And we got out and somehow avoided it. We left from Elwood for Ash Grove.  That in itself was a good choice as the coming showers could be … Continue reading

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Miserable evening

Through the winter the evening sometimes gets long, so Jan and I will play games.  She enjoys Scrabble and the challenge to make decent words.  I enjoy reducing the bone pile as quickly as possible and offer the following samples … Continue reading

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View from the saddle – March 27, 2013

Fellow rider Tracy Wilkins recently wrote how the winter cycling season can be filled with the same events.  The daily commute can be a bit of a bore without any way to really change things up. However, we did have a … Continue reading

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A Week

Lately (as in the past five or six years), Jan and I have gone down to Florida every so often to see her cousin Bob and his wife Paula or my folks.  Our last trip was in September.  Sometimes our … Continue reading

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Finally ready

I admit, it took me too long, but I finally got the Steed ready for Christmas. I wish each of you, my good readers, a Merry Christmas.  May the good Lord keep you safe and healthy, on the road or … Continue reading

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What a view

Last week we took a trip out to Colorado to help celebrate our granddaughter’s fifth birthday and did we have a time of it.  Much better than last time. Jan had a flight out of Kansas City to Denver to … Continue reading

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A Holiday Weekend

Monday will be Labor Day in the U.S., a national holiday.  Parades will be marched, much dead meat will be eaten, and many words will be spoken. Some people will even ride their bicycles. Here in the Ozarks we enjoyed … Continue reading

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A Change Of View

Our son attended a social media conference here in Springfield last week.  He brought the whole family from Colorado and we had a good visit.  Being with them is great and the grandchildren are growing up and a delight.  They … Continue reading

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