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Changing seasons by Joy Beeson
Yesterday I remembered where I put my yellow gloves last spring. Last Saturday, I had to wear white gloves from my walking coat. As I was paying for my...
October 25th 20 04:16 AM
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Obsolete life hack by Joy Beeson
If you've stopped at a grocery store for lunch, and as you are considering a tub of potato salad or a cup of yogurt you realize that you forgot to bring a...
October 8th 20 06:37 AM
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I approved of a road bike on a sidewalk. by Joy Beeson
This afternoon, I looked across the street, saw a road bike on the sidewalk, and told my companion the rider was doing right. Those narrow tires slice into...
September 28th 20 04:10 AM
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Change of Seasons by Joy Beeson
I must remember that one handkerchief in the handkerchief pocket and a spare in the notebook pocket no longer constitute an ample supply. Starts out at sixty...
September 26th 20 02:55 PM
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Rotary Park by Joy Beeson
I've found out why the walkway around the water fountain at Rotary Park was so wide that when I first viewed it from the pavillion, I mistook it for...
September 25th 20 03:27 AM
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Riding with face mask in smoke and ash by Kenneth Litwak
Can I use a face mask for COVID-19 to filter out smoke and ash on a ride? 1. If I go out on a ride would one of these protect my lungs from smoke and ash at...
September 13th 20 05:25 AM
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Tomorrow is Saturday! by Joy Beeson
I think I've done all I can to get ready to go to the fairgrounds farmers' market tomorrow. I pumped up my tires -- the back tire was down to twenty...
September 13th 20 03:56 AM
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North Webster takes a step toward creating a trail by Joy Beeson
From the Ink-Free News: The study is expected to cost $30,000, That's thirty thousand dollars just to find out whether it's feasible to build a trail...
August 20th 20 10:32 AM
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Things my BSO can do by Joy Beeson
I've got a new one: I can ride my Trek Pure Crank-Forward Semi-Recumbent (pedal-powered wheelchair for short) without sticking band-aids on my face. I can...
August 18th 20 06:42 PM
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Science by Joy Beeson
Whenever you read that a double-blind study has proven, beyond any shadow of a doubt, that X is more efficient than Y, your very first question should be...
August 17th 20 02:13 AM
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Weighty matters by Joy Beeson
According to the bathroom scales, my jersey weighs only a pound. It hefted like more than that. (My keys, etc. were in the pockets.) Then I weighed my...
August 16th 20 11:52 PM
by John B.[_3_] Go to last post
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Special clothing does inhibit cycling by Joy Beeson
I need exercise, desperately. We need a melon and some tomatoes. Sweet Corn Charley is a safe destination. But the thought of sticking band-aids on my face...
August 12th 20 05:37 PM
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An adjustable wrench, a pair of pliers, and a literally-cool head by Joy Beeson
Monday, 20 July 2020 I tried to ride more slowly than is possible at a red light, and collected an assortment of road rash, a bruise, and a sore rotator cuff....
July 22nd 20 07:17 AM
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First switchel of the season by Joy Beeson
Sigh. I was supposed to be in shape to ride forty miles of the Tour des Lakes this weekend, and I'm getting ready to carry tea and switchel for the first...
July 9th 20 05:15 AM
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Remembering how to tie my shoes, going back for a do-rag by Joy Beeson
Ordinarily, riding to the farmers' market on Saturday isn't much news, but my last such trip was on the second of May, a few days before a masked man sliced up...
July 3rd 20 05:20 AM
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I rode a BSO yesterday by Joy Beeson
I was standing around in the garage when I snapped, pulled my "pedal-powered wheelchair" out of its corner, and mounted up barefoot, intending to ride to the...
June 10th 20 02:51 AM
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Safety lies in infrastructure and nobody ever needs to learn anything. by Joy Beeson
I was looking at a magnified view of a tricky intersection on my route home from Fort Wayen next Tuesday, and noticed that the median of the crossing was...
May 24th 20 04:42 PM
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I can ride to Leesburg again! by Joy Beeson
I just got an e-mail from Duck, Down, and Above saying that I can phone in my order, then make an appointment to have it brought out to my vehicle. I think...
May 6th 20 09:23 PM
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Third ride not happening by Joy Beeson
It's a glorious day out there, and I know I'd enjoy the ride once I got moving, and my diastolic is up to 85, so I *really* need the exercise. But by the time...
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April 28th 20 01:48 AM
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AG: Aunt Granny's Advice, or How to become an elderly cyclist: by Joy Beeson
This post is the first of a weekly series of grandmotherly aphorisms. Each subject line will begin "AG:" for your killfiling convenience. It seems obvious...
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April 5th 20 10:33 PM
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