I’m touring with this awesome new custom-built 2019 Specialized Diverge S-Works bike. And by “custom” I mean everything except the frameset was added to my specifications to ensure a comfortable ride.
This drive is what allows us to accomplish things. So it’s not all bad. The problem is
There was plenty of food and water to wait out the weather. Plus my phone, laptop and power bank were all at full charge. I was comfortable right where I was. Or was I?
Ginger drinks a lot, and if I also use free water for cooking, tea and brushing my teeth, I can cut down my carried water consumption. So we were ready to wait out the weather. Or pray for a break in the rain…
But lets clarify. Not nothing, less. Do only what’s essential. Which brings a new satisfaction, to do less, better.
I’m beyond grateful that our tour across the USA is starting in Washington state and as we push forward cycling into Oregon the reality of the alluring nature, charming kindness, and
Lurching west in stop-and-go traffic on Georgia at 8 in the morning, bound for 725 Granville, and a day of delivering in the rain, I’m having a low moment
Let’s face each day with that attitude in mind. Good fortune is not getting lucky. It’s not the ball bouncing your way.
Today, people all over the world celebrate Christmas, a holiday which marks the birth of Jesus Christ, one of the greatest philosophers who ever lived. This was a man who lived two thousand years ago, taught timeless lessons about kindness, mercy, forgiveness, on doing one’s duty, on the dangers of money and the redemptive power…… Continue reading Give Thanks This Christmas