New Year's Eve, and 3 degrees (F) outside.
On a night like this, it's hard to believe there ever was a summer ... or a cycling season. So here's a little reminder for myself, of months and miles past; of beauties seen and goals achieved; of friendship enjoyed, sunshine and rain, blossom and tree, and the inestimable blessing of health.
I'm grateful for this year, and look forward to what the next may bring.
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March 2013 - first ride of the season!
Tallulah the Turtle, second-best cycling buddy ever (and a gift from Snowcatcher, the BEST cycling buddy ever).
April - old barns...
...and robins by the river.
First leaves of spring.
May - training break by the Wisconsin River.
A favourite oak in greening fields.
Tallulah smells the lilacs.
June - beautiful water.
And the peak of the season: Bike MS. What a treat to ride in Colorado!
We did it! (With Snowcatcher and the Lizard.)
July - abounding in wildflowers. Birdsfoot trefoil:
August - More wildflowers. Knapweed (with turtle):
Hot days and sun on the water.
September - ditches blue with asters.
Reflections of the road.
A single perfect acorn.
Cathedral of pines.
October - glory of maples.
And more acorns.
November - last ride of the season.
See you next year! :)
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What are your favourite memories of 2013?
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