Monthly Archives: September 2013


For me, cycling is transformative. I have written in the past about how my mood changes within the time it takes to turn the wheels a couple of times. I may have been feeling irritable – forgetting stuff I need … Continue reading

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Counting Buttons

I like counting. I enjoy watching as the digits blink at me and change as I glance at my bicycle computer perched on the handlebars of my bike. How fast (and how slowly) I’m going. How many miles I’m clocking … Continue reading

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