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We did it! Clay and I, plus 10 of our new closest friends, completed the League of American Bicyclists instructor course! After an exciting ride through downtown Fort Collins on Friday night, several skills tests, group and individual presentations, and many teaching scenarios and discussions about how to teach bicycling safety, we are now “LCIs in Training.” (more…)

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gobiking

Colorado is under a “Winter Storm Warning” this weekend so it’s perfect weather to take a three-day League of American Bicyclists instructor course, don’t you think? Good, because that’s exactly what Clay and I are going to do. (more…)

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Boats and bikes – two modes of transportation and recreation which are prominent in our family.

My husband and oldest son are out at sea or in the Intercoastal Waterway…depending on weather conditions. One of my husband’s friends bought a boat in the Florida Keys and asked for help moving it to New York City. Timing worked out so he and our oldest son could captain and crew the boat. It’s been an adventure, to say the least. They’ve had many thrills and chills along the way. Here’s a video of one of the thrills: (more…)

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sunlit bluff

We needed a break from the daily grind and headed for the closest really warm spot we know – the desert in southern Utah. While we didn’t do any sailing, we did enjoy a lot of sun, fun, peace and quiet. Truly, the silence was remarkably deafening!  So was the music we listened to during the road trip. We cranked up Paul Simon and U2. You can enjoy the ride by watching a couple videos we filmed during our adventure (see below). And here’s a short list of where we went and what we did; the photo gallery will tell the rest of the story. (more…)

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Sailboats often are associated with a life of ease, rest and relaxation, and tasty umbrella drinks, right? Wrong! I’m not finding that to be the case, yet. What I have found is sailboats require making some sacrifices. (more…)

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