If you read the previous post, then you have been waiting with increasing excitement to learn of our adventures in Amsterdam. Wait no further, kind reader! I’ve read a great deal about the cycling culture in Amsterdam. There is no doubt that the city has made a major effort to accommodate cyclists and this has […]

Mount Ventoux, Redux

I recently read a social media meme concerning the Olympics, which made the humorous suggestion that every event should include one normal person as a frame of reference for the audience.  I think that is a splendid idea and with the Tour de France about to make not one, but two ascents up Mount Ventoux […]

South Dakota, Part 1

I remember being able to fly somewhere in an airplane. I also have the distinct memory of walking about unmasked, shaking hands, and generally interacting with fellow humans without undue concern of a possible contagion. I recently had the opportunity to do all of these things and many more during a cycling trip to South […]