In today’s bonus adventure, Todd finds a way to deliberately get himself lost miles from home. As he bikes home he wanders in to the beginning of a 1970’s horror film… Continue reading Bonus Adventure: Just Get Lost!
Come with me to cycle up one of the toughest hills in Vermont and learn the five words you can use to shut up your inner critic. Continue reading Adventure #4: 5 Words to Silence Your Inner Critic
In 2013 a friend of mine announced she would be running a 5K and invited others to join the race. I’d never run before outside of gym class but I also had committed to myself to saying “Yes” to things … Continue reading Shin (A to Z Blog Challenge – “S” – April 2019)
As I write more and more about my childhood and teenage years, I am beginning to get a new impression of myself, perhaps one that others around me readily saw but I was blind to. If you’d asked me at … Continue reading Just Do It (A to Z Blog Challenge – “J” – April 2019)
In about 2010 we were all living closer to the centre of the city. The easiest way for me to get places was to take my bicycle. Unfortunately, though, that meant leaving my 9 year old son at home as … Continue reading Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Things People Drive (ride, pilot or captain)
One of the most fun aspects of a long cycling trip starts weeks or even months before departure: Route Planning. Maps are one of my favourite things. They are, in and of themselves, a “choose your own adventure” story. Choose … Continue reading India Cycling Trip: Route Planning Begins – With Your Help
The word that jumped out at me was “Ferry” this week. Perhaps because I didn’t do a long bike ride this summer, but I instantly thought of last summer’s bike trip from Montreal, down through New York state, across Vermont, and then back north to Quebec and across to Montreal. To get from Plattsburgh, New York to Vermont we had to cross Lake Champlain. This required that we use two ferries. Continue reading Which Way Photo Challenge: Crossing Lake Champlain