Tag Archives: cycling

Hot Fun in The Summertime

  When I began this blog I had in mind to write regularly about home repair and primal diet and exercise.  If you’ve followed me here at all, you know it has not worked out that way; that, far and … Continue reading

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morning ride

  We left the pavement and turned onto the gravel road that rose through the tall weeds.  By the yard the hills to our right and left closed in around us and grew steeper and our way more narrow. “This … Continue reading

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Afternoon Poem, March 21, 2017

.   Go to the old roads, the narrow pavements That run beside the creeks Top the ridges of the hills and drop and glide as The world opens into great bowls of green Of meadow and forest. Where some … Continue reading

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Grace

.   I ride my bike almost every day.  Fortune favors me with good health, a nice bicycle, a fine riding partner and a couple of interesting rural routes to ride.  Today as I was rounding a rather sharp turn, … Continue reading

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Afternoon Poem, January 4, 2017

Winter Cycling Against the wind, all is labor We bend and hunker and feel the raw cold Our ears fill with the noise of the punishing force How aware we are then of what we fight against How unfair it … Continue reading

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Historical Romance, Part IV

      Here is installment number four in my ongoing historical romance.  I have changed Martin’s first name from William to Isaac.  Sounds more patriarchal, don’t you think?   When the dessert dishes were taken away, the Count approached … Continue reading

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Evening Post, October 21, 2016

    William Martin was a man who knew his times.  While the green hills of West Virginia in his day looked to almost everyone else as just green hills, he saw them as warehouses of inestimable treasure.  In nineteen-eleven, … Continue reading

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Shelton College Review

  The Shelton College Review met again last evening.  This time in earnest.  We actually did review a piece of writing that has potential and promise.  By the end of our session not only had the piece been corrected in … Continue reading

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Morning Poem, October 21, 2016

  Friendship When the world lied to me As it always does You stood and told the truth And told me who I was.     When the world left me alone As it ever will You were there to … Continue reading

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Night Song

    Can I soar again? I had forgotten so much When strength returns it is almost strange I had carried water and wood And stayed the course and paid the dues I never let go, I never let loose … Continue reading

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