Tag Archives: Ozarks

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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Road Swag

This was the third bikelock/cable combination I have found this year.  Two of them have been solved.  One more to go. Stay Happy,

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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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A few things

I know a lot of us have had nails or some type of spike through our tires.  I even save mine as some sort of trophy, “Look at what I survived!”  But this last week I had a close call … Continue reading

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Holiday Ride

Jan and I finished our morning chores and headed out for lunch and a ride ’bout town. Prior to checking on a friend’s home I became thankful I was wearing cycling gloves as I fell over at an intersection.  I … Continue reading

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Finally a sunrise

This has been Bike To Work Week here in Springfield.  Some of us have tried to meet each morning to view the sunrise and afterward visit a local coffeehouse before heading on to work.  My workday begins at 0700 and … Continue reading

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Sunrise and Coffee

We have a group here in Springfield that meets every other week on a Wednesday morning to watch the sunrise and drink coffee.  Afterwards, we head off to our respective jobs.  It was decided to meet each day this week as the … Continue reading

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Taxes at work

Yesterday and this morning I noticed two examples of Government At Work. Now, I am not a big fan of government.  James Madison observed, “The necessity of any Government is a misfortune. This necessity however exists; and the problem to … Continue reading

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The day off

The present job requires a Monday through Friday, 0700-1530 schedule.  Weekends are off although I have on occasion had need to go in on a Saturday. Not today. I helped Jan with a Garden Plant Sale and afterward we were treated … Continue reading

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Thinking …

I have been reading through my old blog posts over the past few days and realized how much fun I had and how much I enjoyed interacting with my blog buds. I might have to pick up the pen again and … 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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Back to First Grade

We have had what can be mildly termed Bad Weather for the past dozen days or so. Friends and others who live in Colorado or Canada scoff at such comments and I understand that. I don’t have a fat tire … 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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Rain, lots o’ rain

Lots o’ rain here. Do I ride in rain? Yes. Do I like to start out in rain? No. Jan told me today that she thought she had seen everything. Hardly. The report is that she saw some old boy … Continue reading

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