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Later

Moved into a new home.  That is what we found [and expected] when we visited Sam and Fam in Colorado Springs a while back. It was interesting for me to note that the 6500′ elevation line went right through their … 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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A good Saturday

I got up early Saturday morning and rode a bit in the neighborhood.  Following that, Jan and I went to the Farmer’s Market for apples and then went looking for Christmas presents for the grandson. Every fall for the past … 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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April

Last week Jan and I went to Colorado Springs to visit Sam, Katie, and the grandchildren. I was not too sure of the weather across Kansas, but we did not run into anything terrible. The temps hovered around 34° or … 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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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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God’s Hand

We just returned from a few days in Colorado Springs, visiting our son and his family [read: Grandchildren].  Jan, our daughter Sarah and I went out to deliver birthday presents for  daughter-in-law Katie, grandson Max, and Sam. Sam’s was on … Continue reading

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This an’ that in late March

Broken spokes defeat me. But I was able to re-center my front fender.  I thank God for minor victories. Jan and I were able to get out last weekend for a couple of trips.  We don’t push the speed too much, … Continue reading

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Riding on dirt

Grit flies off back tires Fishtailing in sand Ruts catching the wheels Granny Gear up a sharp incline More sand Heart rate going up Man, these tires are huge I rode a mountain bike on the terrain it was built … Continue reading

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Colorado Springs

1,679 miles. Two loads of laundry. Four broken finger nails. We are home from Colorado Springs.  Laundry you can understand.  The nails come from the cool, dry, air that the Rockies are known for. We planned this trip to visit … Continue reading

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