A Florence in the Forest (And It’s Been A Long Time Coming)

It’s me, the woods, a tent, a storm and as always, an adventure and great connections with strangers. Feeling grateful today to have had this experience in 2020!

Dear Italia

Tesoro, darling, We’ve been together since 2009 — some nine beautiful years, almost ten. You caught me with those espresso cup eyes and again with gelato — remember you introduced … Continue reading Dear Italia

Zen and the Art of Chaos

The cello is my favorite instrument. I adore it just as much as the piano, which I desire to play on a regular basis. I still remember the sad little … Continue reading Zen and the Art of Chaos

100 Days… And Counting

To be exact, it’s been 104 days — and we’re not talking about the anniversary of a certain tangerine-tinged President. No; it’s been 104 days since January 9th, when Tyler … Continue reading 100 Days… And Counting

Klagenfurt, Austria to Ljubljana, Slovenia: The End is Near

Day Nine: Adergas, Slovenia to Ljubljana, Slovenia On our last two-wheeled sojourn through Slovenia (tear), the clouds hung low in the morning like a damp curtain from behind which curious … Continue reading Klagenfurt, Austria to Ljubljana, Slovenia: The End is Near

Marble-lous

Day One: On a morning with a sky as blue as Eeyore’s outlook, Kate, Tyler and Sylva departed Kate’s quaint cabin on the Frying Pan road near Basalt for┬áMarble, Colorado … Continue reading Marble-lous

Viva la Mexico 2016: Sylva and Tyler (y Pedro) in Valladolid

Bienvenidos a Mexico… y Valladolid! Tyler and Sylva are on the road again; no bikes this time, just a little azul (blue) Nissan March with so much crap all over … Continue reading Viva la Mexico 2016: Sylva and Tyler (y Pedro) in Valladolid

Creme de la (organic, locally sourced) creme: Best of the California Bike Tour, Part Two

Welcome back to the illustrious four-wheeled, cider-powered journey of Sylva and Tyler in picture form. Let’s roll right back into Day 5, like a phat joint on a downhill slope … Continue reading Creme de la (organic, locally sourced) creme: Best of the California Bike Tour, Part Two

#whydomylegsstillhurt: Another Bike Riding Story

I realize — as most of us eventually do — I have limits. I can arise happily at 8:04; meanwhile, 7:04 will mean a series of small defeats timed in … Continue reading #whydomylegsstillhurt: Another Bike Riding Story