Kinda Back to Normal (sorta)

I haven’t posted anything since Oregon “reopened”. Honestly I’ve been a bit busy actually resuming something resembling a pre-covid life. I’m not going bonkers but I am sure as heck enjoying a little bit of me time and getting out and about. Also finally got around to putting the additional wool insulation from Havelock into…

COVID-19 Wk 17: In for the Long Haul

Health officials in Oregon are expecting “exponential growth” of coronavirus cases in the coming weeks. Yet watching the news and traveling about town for errands it appears that nobody cares. People are still gathering in groups and some of my neighbors are having parties. I totally understand that people are frustrated, fed up and want…

Sure Beats Being at Work

For the most part the weather gods played nice this weekend.  Last week’s snow covered trails at Stub Stewart where a mixed bag of snow and mud this weekend.  The parking lot was pretty full by the time I arrived around 1pm.  Looked like people were mostly hitting up the disc golf course from what…

Because I Can

I quite often hear the words “Why do you need so many bikes?” or something very similar to that.  I usually answer with something along the lines of “each one has a specific use”.  Hypothetically if I had to keep just one bike it would be my Independent Fabrications – Crown Jewel.  I personally consider…

Changing Seasons

It’s that time of the year when the sun sets earlier, the temps slowly start to drop and the focus changes from bike rides to other activities.  Mia and I have both signed up for November half marathons.  That means it’s time to cut back on the pedaling a bit and start getting serious about…

Home Ain’t So Bad

Mia and I have been back home for a week now after our vacation in paradise.  Getting back into the swing of things hasn’t been too arduous.  Though my mind keeps wandering back to just how awesome the Methow Valley is.  Not gonna lie either, been doing some research on both land and houses for…