Posts tagged "challenges"
San Juan Island and Derailleur Disaster

San Juan Island and Derailleur Disaster

“There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle; the other as though everything is a miracle.” attributed to Albert Einstein. Day 3:   I am definitely miracle minded!  We slept in until 8:00 :-), had strawberries, apples, banana, yoghurt mixed with Lisl’s almond muffin and our trail-mix crumbled on...
Stunning Vistas and Serious Hills

Stunning Vistas and Serious Hills

“Ain’t no use hurryin’ if you’re on the wrong road.”  Satchel Page Day 2: LaConner to Juniper Lane, Friday Harbor   In the morning, after overnight drizzle, we set off for Friday Harbor on San Juan Island after hostess Cindy’s fresh fruit, scones, sausages, and individual cheese souffles.  The sun came out as we pedaled away (after...
On the Road Again!

On the Road Again!

“The real voyage of discovery consists not of seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”  Marcel Proust Safely home from a week long cycling trip with my daughter, the highlights and insights continue to nourish my soul and spirit.  The physical  challenges stick in my memory as well! On our first day, we left...
Companionship of a Long Distance Cycle :-)

Companionship of a Long Distance Cycle :-)

The week long cycle with my daughter, on the Galloping Goose Trail, and several of the Gulf Islands was such a treasure of an experience that I want to share some of it with you. Musing on a title for the post, I remembered the book, The Loneliness of a Long Distance Runner, and thought that our...
Lovely to share our journey with you!

Lovely to share our journey with you!

Thank you so much for your enthusiasm, support, and interest in our ride.  Knowing it was a shared experience was a great pleasure, and added sweet dimensions as we pedaled along, through some of the glitches and challenges as well. A couple of people have mentioned that it was an inspiration, and I’m really honored and...