CYCLING DAYS · REFLECTIONS/ OBSERVATIONS

The Rest of the Story…and “Plan B”

I arrived in Santa Barbara today after Brian and I  rode 43 miles from Buellton (where the film “Sideways” was filmed 🙂  ) We’re staying at Brian’s friends, Joe and Laurie Sullivan, for a couple of days. I’m excited to see Santa Barbara! One thing I haven’t written about during this trip, because I didn’t… Continue reading The Rest of the Story…and “Plan B”

PREPARATIONS

Forgot to publish…:) Ten Days to Departure!

It was 14 months ago that I first said, “When I retire I’m going to ride my bike across the country.”  I remember the first time I eliminated the “I’m thinking about” and said, “I’m going to…ride my bike across the country.”  It committed me.  It excited me- and scared me a bit. I leave… Continue reading Forgot to publish…:) Ten Days to Departure!

CYCLING DAYS · REFLECTIONS/ OBSERVATIONS

Tsunamis and the West Coast

Tsunamis, tsunami evacuation routes, tsunami fears and tsunami stories, are alive on the west coast.  Quite incredible to feel the power of our universe, learning that this town of Crescent City, CA, where I am today,  was hit hard by a  tsunami after the 1964 Alaskan earthquake and again in 2011, after the earthquake in Japan!… Continue reading Tsunamis and the West Coast