Tag Archives: Strafford Missouri

One bottle

I found myself with some time on my hands Saturday morning.  Jan had gone to a gardening seminar and my primary chores were all done, so I set out for Strafford.  I only took one bottle of water and knew … Continue reading

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The Fourth

Independence Day was a good day to ride.  We headed out toward Strafford, always checking the road ahead for trouble. Traffic was light;  a perfect day for getting out on two wheels. In recognition of a blog buddy from southern … Continue reading

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Work and Play

I have had this looking at me for a few days.  The pic quality is not good, but that is a fence post in a bigger than average concrete ball. I seemed to hear it taunting me, “You got me … Continue reading

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First out

A new season brings First Occurrences. On a bicycle this can include: First ride without leg or arm warmers or jacket. First realization the green really can be a normal color in nature. Decide that the hike/bike trail is too … 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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A reason to stop

Saturday was the annual Queen City Century, put on by Springbike Bicycle Club.  Although members, we did not do this ride, but went out to Strafford on our own. As we were starting out we happened to see (how could … Continue reading

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View from the saddle – April 28,2012

Friday’s wind gave way to Saturday’s relative calm. What to do on a rainless Saturday? Work the garden Mow the lawn Straighten up the garage or shed Ride Such a list. Really. Faced with these choices we picked going to … 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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A Good End

Jan decided to shop today with our daughter, so I took out on a trip to Strafford and back. I have not done a road trip for some time.  I was curious to see how dilapidated I had become.  I … Continue reading

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Run to Strafford

The conditions outside took a definite upswing this weekend.  Jan and I took a run out to Strafford and had a good time of it. FR 112 is also known as the Old Wire Road.  The telegraph line took this … Continue reading

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