Monthly Archives: September 2011

Wheel’s fixed and a Life Without Sports

It took two trips to Carbondale (about an hour drive) for my wheel to get fixed and ironically I didn’t go on either one.  The first time Luke was going over there and took my wheel; he was able to find … Continue reading

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Tour de Hope and a Few Good Men

I woke up to the sound of heavy rain falling outside this morning and this really strange dream:  I had to go over this scary suspension bridge that led to an arcade, a really old dingy arcade full of cigarette … Continue reading

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Is it Winter Yet?

Well I’ve spent the week more or less holed up in the house after work blowing my nose and irrigating my sinuses.  This cold has thrown a big monkey wrench into my training plans.  I had a month to prepare … Continue reading

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Awesome Weekend Ruined by Awesome Cold

For the last two weeks I’ve been feeling that slight twinge of a sore throat and then somehow my body has shut it down or perhaps this sore throat is crafty and only pretended to be dead and instead secretly gathered … Continue reading

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Talent is Overrated Book Review

One of the best little gadgets I’ve ever bought has got to be my Kindle, in the past when I found a book I wanted to read it called for a trip to the closest book store which is literally … Continue reading

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Marion’s Iron Man

I was walked into a fellow teacher’s class the other day and saw a cyclist on the front page of the Marion Daily Republican, I realized I knew this cyclist and had even ridden with him once in the past.  … Continue reading

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Way to Go Shaundo and a New Low

Took a nice ride this morning with a few friends including JC who comments on here every now and again.  JC mentioned that while everyone likes to post positive “Way to Go” comments on my blog he likes to balance … Continue reading

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