COVID-19 Wk 20: Profesional Sports are Back!

We’re 20 weeks into the Coronavirus now. Professional sports shut down in mid to late March. Now baseball, soccer, and basketball are kinda, sorta doing something to resemble a season. It hasn’t been without hiccups though. More importantly for myself though is that bike racing is back! Not for me personally but the first WorldTour…

COVID-19 Wk 19: We are Losing the battle

I don’t want this post to be all doom and gloom but the truth of the matter is that we (the USA and perhaps the World) are losing the battle with COVID19. I just read this disturbing article from the Associated Press. It’s a mixture of scary and fascinating at the same time. Perhaps I…

COVID-19 Wk 18: Commuter Life

While President Trump continues to prove he’s totally inept. Portland is making national news for all the wrong reasons. Personally I think Mayor Wheeler is rather ineffectual and he could be doing a much better job handling the current protests. However it doesn’t mean that the Feds need to come in an ratchet up the…

COVID-19 Wk 16: Hiking Again

For the past several years I have set a goal to hike with Codi at least 100 miles a year. While riding my bike(s) is generally my main objective, Mia and I try to hike at least once a month if at all possible. We were off to a decent start in 2020 with almost…

COVID-19 Wk 13: Getting Social(ish)

Mia is the only person I have done any sort of outdoor activity with since late February. While I had plenty of plans between then and now it goes without saying that COVID screwed it all up. (how many times have I written that in a blog post now….?) I finally loosened my self restriction…

COVID-19 Wk 12: Some Me Time

The whole COVID-19 thing came screaming into Oregon in the middle of March. Mia and I had just spent three days in Cannon Beach while there was a big push to finish off the repairs to our house from the Great Laundry Flood of 2019. Since that time we have both been flat out at…