Staying Motivated

It’s still warm in the northern hemisphere and technically we’re just shy of two months left of summer. It’s August 3, 2020 and today is only the third day of road racing for the Bicycle Racing Association of Colorado. Normally, we’d have completed nearly an entire road season and cyclocross racers would be foaming atContinue reading “Staying Motivated”

What Would You Do?

My dad is making his semi-annual pilgrimage from Florida back to Oregon next week. He, his wife and their three dogs are driving, stopping at various pet friendly hotels along the way. They want to stop and see Ben and I, which we want to see them too! Except… they have not been social distancing.Continue reading “What Would You Do?”

The Routine These Days

If it weren’t for my regularly scheduled Monday and Tuesday meetups, I’m sure the days would blend together and I wouldn’t be able to tell them apart. Wake up, check the news. See what’s new and hopefully not too depressing. This morning I read a headline that said although we’re getting bored by sheltering inContinue reading “The Routine These Days”

Building Resiliency

It’s impossible not to feel some form of anxiety these days. Our world is upended: the way we interact, the way we travel, the way we do business, the way we exercise, the way we shop for food – all of it has changed. And the media is right there, documenting every step along theContinue reading “Building Resiliency”

That Achey Leg Feeling

Know what feels good? Going out for a long, hard ride on the bike and coming home completely wrecked. It makes you forget about the world we’re in these days, even with the constant reminders of people wearing face masks and towns looking deserted. If you push yourself hard enough, you feel completely present inContinue reading “That Achey Leg Feeling”

Saying Goodbye Is Never Easy

Ben and I said goodbye to our sweet, loyal and old pup Moonli at 4:30pm yesterday. He lived 14.5 full years and we’re so thankful for the time we got to share with him. Things were getting pretty bad at the end – his cleft pallet membrane had a puncture and he was obsessively eatingContinue reading “Saying Goodbye Is Never Easy”

Quick Case Count Update

You’re getting two for one entries today. And news that it’s recommended all people wear masks. Shocking. Not really. Colorado COVID19 Case Load: 4,173 cases, 823 hospitalized, 53 counties, 22,071 people tested, 111 deaths, 27 outbreaks at residential and non-hospital health care facilities. Denver 716, 14 deaths Arapahoe 500, 10 deaths Jefferson 440, 13 deathsContinue reading “Quick Case Count Update”