Archive for November, 2010

Public Meeting: Rochester Bicycle Master Plan

Friday, November 26th, 2010

The final public meeting for discussion of the draft of the Rochester Bicycle Master Plan is Monday December 13, at 6pm in the Kate Gleason Auditorium in the Central Branch Library’s Bausch & Lomb building (the new one) 116 South Ave, between East Broad and Court Streets. [ map ] Bike parking is out front on the […]


Thursday, November 25th, 2010

I try to work on gratitude every day. It’s a goal—I don’t always succeed. But as in much of life, it’s the journey, not the destination, that matters most. Decades ago, my family started celebrating Thanksgiving on the Sunday before the actual holiday. This meant my mother didn’t have to compete with three families of […]

Veteran’s Day ride

Friday, November 12th, 2010

Finally, yesterday we got the weather they’d been forecasting all week. Cloudless skies, highs in the 50s. Bikerjohn and I have been riding together on weekday Federal holidays since my first year riding. We don’t make every one, but we make most of them. Yesterday was kind of a special ride. John’s going in for […]

Nice weather’s last hurrah

Monday, November 8th, 2010

The forecast is for sunny all week and temps rising to the 60s. Since it was 28°F going to work last Tuesday morning, I guess this qualifies as Indian Summer. October wasn’t a good month for me. I had colds twice, then, silly me, I got a flu shot forgetting I’m one of the fortunate […]