Monthly Archives: February 2013

Cake Batter

Although there’s still a foot or so of snow on the ground, yesterday was sunny and nearly 40F. It’s what New Englanders call “mud season”, the cusp between winter and spring when the frost leaves the ground and turns our … Continue reading

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Riding Through my Past

Early on a Sunday morning last summer, I rode some back roads in Warren County, New Jersey. That’s where I’m from. My father’s people, German speaking farmers and workers, moved there a couple of centuries back. I moved out 16 years … Continue reading

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Cold Day at Lake Waramaug

We rode yesterday, just two of us. The fellow I rode with is the most experienced cyclist I know, a guy who’s ridden since the early ‘70s. Today, he’s retired and logs about 4 thousand miles a year on a … Continue reading

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