As a mature person, I typically read obituaries because they begin to involve my peer group. I do it mostly on my French hometown newspaper, because in this era of cheap phone calls and free email, no one, that I know over there, would have the decency or the common sense of letting me know. I end up being well informed, but it's just because I make the super-natural effort of digging it out.
Monday, July 28, 2014
Sunday, July 27, 2014
It doesn't take much: A hidden obstacle sticking out just a tiny bit too much, a temporary lack of balance that exacerbate a tricky situation which in turn, etc. You get the picture. I've written it many times, mountain-biking is fraught with danger, you never know what might happen as you get out on a ride.
So, as a rule, “hope for the best, plan for the worst,” but I might be repeating myself...
Saturday, July 26, 2014
If there is something I'm not good at, is to take a break and do nothing. It must be the way I was raised and the way I led my life for decades, but I really a lousy job in that department.
Friday, July 25, 2014
Visual senses are key for safe mountain-biking. Of course, you must be able to see to get a sense of where you are and where you are going, but as soon as you look, it better be close to your intended path and often time, looking all over and too often can lead to problems.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Jonny Totten was the real estate agent sold us our first Park City home and latter on two building lots. She drove me around town in March and then June of 1985 in her Toyota Tercel. She hosted my wife early July of that same year;
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
If I see people who don't do what I reasonably expect from them, when I feel they ought to do it, it puzzles me, confuses me and before I know it, it makes me mad. The only good news about this is that I don't stay mad for too long.
And you; how do you blow up a gasket?
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
I don't know about you, but just like the stock market, my cholesterol goes up and down. This last reading was up. I've been much worst before (read higher) but it's not the end of the world.