Life

‘Twas an interesting day …

One of my co-workers quizzed me on my nonexistent dating habits today … I think she was trying to ascertain whether or not I like women or men … it is women, by the way, although I’m sure that many have wondered along the line. She seemed surprised that I don’t really have an urge […]

Life

Thanksgiving

Once again, it’s that time of year … time to sit back and reflect on all that I am thankful for. I continue to rediscover my love for the bicycle, even though my lungs continue to rebel … and I’m looking forward to my “training camp” in Arizona. I still have a good job, which […]

Word Play

Poetry Friday

RECESSION A grotesquerie for so long we all ignored it: The mammoth plastic Santa lighting up On the Quik-Stop’s roof, presiding over pumps That gleamed and gushed in the tarmac lot below it. Out back, with pumps of their own, the muttering diesels. And we, for the most part ordinary folks, Took all for granted: […]

Depression Life

No matter where you go …

Feeling very down in the dumps today. A number of friends going through events I can’t really help them with, as much as I want to … I recognize that some things people have to deal with in their own time, in their own manner. I’m also feeling very isolated & alone myself, like my […]

Cycling Life Skiing

Thanksgiving

Once again, it’s that time of year … time to sit back and reflect on all that I am thankful for. I continue to rediscover my love for the bicycle, and while my mileage still isn’t where it was several years ago, I was on track to match (and likely surpass) my 2009 mileage, and […]

Life

Thanksgiving …

Once again, it’s that time of year … time to sit back and reflect on all that I am thankful for. Work continues to chug along. The bet that I made that our stock would rebound last fall has paid off nicely … I lowered my average cost significantly, and my portfolio is above water […]