The Cycling Siren: Colorado to California

Outside, the surf pounds like an impatient chef on a cutting board. But with more finesse — sandpipers run in between each crashing wave, a breeze jostles the palms, nasturtiums … Continue reading The Cycling Siren: Colorado to California

(Almost) On the Road Again…

When I tell people I’m riding my bike across the country, responses usually drift (like loaded touring bikes in a crosswind) into two categories: WTF? Followed by: Are you going … Continue reading (Almost) On the Road Again…

Saying Uncle

A friend of mine sent me a Jimmy Buffett song (“Changes in Attitudes, Changes in Latitudes”) and told me to listen to it at least six times and then tell … Continue reading Saying Uncle

There’s a Sylva Lining in Every Adventure: St. George, UT

From high on the slopes of the Veyo Volcano (or somewhere nearby) Sargent T$ guides in the troops. The troops = my parents, heading over to us via the best … Continue reading There’s a Sylva Lining in Every Adventure: St. George, UT

Me, Mom and Montreal: La Finale (The Finale)

On the way to Cora for round two on a delectable dejeuner — I could already smell my little cup of strong espresso, taste the sweet smooth medley of strawberries … Continue reading Me, Mom and Montreal: La Finale (The Finale)