Flying and dragging

Yes indeed. Yesterday was a matter of both soaring through the air (figuratively) and dragging along (almost literally). The picture below might explain a little bit.


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Can’t Win

Yesterday, I had planned on riding my bike both to and from League. The transportation ended up being a Can’t-Win situation, but thankfully it did not become a You-Lose situation. I’ll explain: in my case, Winning and Losing are not Black and White.

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No sweat

Almost four years ago, when I rode my first century bike ride for the Wrigley Field Road Tour, it was very challenging due to the fierce headwind that I fought the whole way.

(You thought I would mention that without linking to the post? Sorry: here it is!)

But, then the week after, on Labor Day, I rode my bike with a few of my friends from that ride on an “easy” forty (40) mile ride.

But, let me mention a few things about these two rides, and relate it to yesterday.

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[428/441] Wind (#4M)

Evidently, I am really getting into the “Monday’s Music Moves Me” theme.  The post on Curious as a Cathy has the theme of “wind,” and I figured that I would give my favorite wind-themed songs.  Most of them have “wind” in the title, but a few don’t.  Have a listen to some of these!

Windsprints by Richard Saucedo

The Great Sea is Cursed from The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker

Cast Your Fate to the Wind by George Winston

Dust in the Wind by Kansas

Colors of the Wind from Pocahontas

I’ll skip any references to the Windy City this time! :p


Today is the four-hundred and twenty-eighth day of Mission 441. Thirteen days remain.

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