bike riding

Will You Be Coming Home to Your Dogs Tonight?

August 13, 2013
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Had he died, mine would have been the last face he ever saw. People don’t tend to die in bicycle accidents when a car isn’t involved. They tend to break themselves into pieces. This man had broken his nose. Also his neck. He’d ridden past me, which is to say he was going too fast […]

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Well, My Bags are Packed, I’m Ready to Go (Sorry,Peter, Paul and Mary)

February 5, 2013
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    Tomorrow, I’ll wake the birds up as I leave for New York City and the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. I’ll be there working on a project unrelated to DogKnobit, but I’ll be posting when I can. I leave with a horrendous head cold which I caught because I’d been so careful to get […]

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When the Wheels Come off The Bus

May 16, 2012
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A pink Schwinn bicycle named “Cindy” was my partner in crime on the afternoon I pushed her to the top of a very steep hill that briefly flattened out before it became an even steeper hill. At the top of the hill was the entrance to the park I was in; at the bottom, a […]

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Shock and Awe on the Trail

September 8, 2010
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I’m better now.The burning is gone, the itching and swelling subsides daily.The tiny blistering has scabbed over, and to my husband’s disappointment, I’m able to wear things other than skimpy camisoles. I’ll never know what it was that hit me during a bike ride last week, or even if the bug survived the impact, but […]

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