2011 Ride #31

View Larger Map The only thing worse than a chip sealed road is a chip sealed road with fresh gravel and tar. Many thanks to Salt Lake County or UDOT or whomever is responsible for ruining a perfectly good road (Wasatch, south of Parley’s).

2011 Ride #30 (Sheffield Loop)

View Larger Map Anyone who really knows me also knows that I do not do well in the heat … and it is definitely hot today. Surprisingly, I felt okay on the bike today. I was still slow, and still had to stop a couple times to get my HR back down, but it never […]

Poetry Friday

NO PLATONIC LOVE Tell me no more of minds embracing minds,       And hearts exchang’d for hearts; That spirits spirits meet, as winds do winds,       And mix their subt’lest parts; That two unbodied essences may kiss, And then like Angels, twist and feel one Bliss. I was that silly thing that once was wrought […]


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Poetry Friday

TWO COUNTRIES Skin remembers how long the years grow when skin is not touched, a gray tunnel of singleness, feather lost from the tail of a bird, swirling onto a step, swept away by someone who never saw it was a feather. Skin ate, walked, slept by itself, knew how to raise a see-you-later hand. […]