Tuesday, May 19, 2020

New Directions - Same Ol Headwinds

Pretty good week on the bike. Our Earth's pressure gradients are in motion again so we are all dealing with headwinds BOTH ways. Not always but damn it. The wind was only taken out of my sails when I learned Ken Osmand passed away. RIP Eddie

Latest Field Trip - Included Solar & Battery Powered LED Lights
CYCLING:

Not too shabby this last week on the saddle. Mostly, I just rode the old ( 1995 Ricochet Model ) GT mountain bike. My commuter bike is just for that. A quick spin to Watson Island or a roll down to KAFM or that wonderfully delighting grocery store run. Oh Joy

Circling Winds This Time of Year - Brutal Gust Yesterday 
I don't necessary complain about the both ways of a headwind because I really don't have anywhere else to be. Few places that I would rather be but not crying in my Wheaties. Pumping my lymphatic system is the true desired goal. And after you read this sentence, go for a walk around the neighborhood block. Go, go do it, only takes about three minutes. Have fun, walk on, and wave politely to someone.

DISC GOLF:

Palisade Colorado has assembled some significant improvements to their public park and disc golf course. Good On Them


These signs are beautiful, informative, and offer awareness to sponsorship and local merchants. The A,B,C,D circle marker indicates which basket / pen placements. So this photo shows a RED B. The RED B Pro Tee is 335 feet and the Amateur Tee Pad is 213 feet away from the basket. Impressive


The sign also offers a handy little maker to the next tee pad. Also, at the base of each pen, they painted an arrow facing towards the next tee pad. The photo above has the number 11 in red over the yellow maker. Way Stylish


My Black & White shot with the basket dead center. The temperature was beyond ideal and a very light breeze circulated through the trees. Thankful about this game not ruining a good walk in the park. I played a solid round and surprised myself a few times. And my short game was righteous!!


I missed an ace on the 4th hole by that much. My red disc is on the ground and The Dude is making his birdie putt with his white putter hitting the chains. The bench of the next tee pad is conveniently placed in this photo as well. My simple creative flair there.

RADIO SHOW:


I hosted my first radio since before my San Diego trip. I was super rusty and made quite a few rookie mistakes. You can stream for free ( May 17th HERE ) for the next two weeks. Of course I aired a number of cover tunes and filtered in a few SNL skits here and there. I focused on a wide verity of music for anyone listening that just happened to turn on the radio at any given moment.


Loads of phone calls came through the studio and pleasant text messages put a little pep in my step. Because I was so rusty, missed a few breaks and had some dead air for a second or two. But I was pleased have a hobby again. I would be curious to hear your feed back. HINT HINT



eBIKE:

Here it is!! This is what I have been talking about. If I ever adventure out an the dating pool again, I am so going to buy my partner one of these.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQZP7UZRW8s
This creative video is 11 minutes long and features a pro stud cyclist racing is wife up a short punchy climb in California. She has an eBike and check her out. Minimal effort and enjoyed the "outing" with her husband. They can ride togethers! I Want That

GOALS:
  1. Be A Better Human And Smile More
  2. Learn Something New 
  3. Zoom With Intentions 
  4. Run Around With My Head Cut Off 
  5. Stretch, Climb, And Hydrate
  6. Clip The 500 Mile Marker  

Enjoy Your Memorial Weekend, Be Safe, And Think Of Others First
Cheers

59 comments:

  1. How good is that, lots of phone calls, as I write I'm listening to the first song, then another - well done. Good to hear your voice.

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  2. Good morning sir!
    Today we have everything here that wants! We can choose …
    I'm sorry Ken Osmond passed away, but honestly, I didn't know who it was! Thanks for sharing!
    I like the garden with LED lighting!
    How great! You keep track of how many kilometers you cycle …
    It looks like you are definitely not bored in this lock down!
    I'm not that tough ... I have a City E Bike!
    This week's goals are perfect!
    Wishing you a nice weekend ahead!

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    1. City eBike, Wonderful - That Does Count - Glad You Like The Garden - Will Enjoy The Rest Of The Week - You As Well

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    1. Absolutely - We All Knew Of Eddies In Our Worlds - 1950's To Current Dates - They Are Out There

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  4. I don't understand gold but love your pictures. Glad that you are getting back on air!

    Impressive goals listed. Best wishes!

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    1. Disc Golf IS Gold - Too Funny - Stoked About Being Back On Air - Not Sure When I Will Host Another Show But Looking Forward To That Opportunity When It Presents Itself

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  5. I learn a lot from your blog my friend Padre! The disc golf is something new to me and I love the range/course that you guys have for it which is different from the traditional golf. Hope you will be well on your upcoming adventure. That Ebike video was great! I remember the first and only time I rode that eBike while cruising around jeju Island in South Korea. It was an amazing experience and it was quite shocking at first everytime I rev because its veeery fast and doesnt make sounds HAHA.

    Have a great rest of the week Padre!

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    1. Disc Golf Is Rather Fun And It Is FREE - Thanx For Checking Out The Video And You Know What I Am Referring To - You Felt The Thrill - Have A Beautiful Weekend As Well

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  6. I just listened to part of your show, will listen to the rest of it later. Sounds good and had me laughing at the beginning. Are you a one or a zero. :) I remember Eddie. I also found out that Lumpy had passed a few years ago too. :( I watched that ebike video, I never heard of an ebike. Pretty interesting to see it pass the guy on the road, it seems very fast. What will they think up next? Have a wonderful week, Padre.

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    1. Thanx For Catching The Beginning - Super Fun And Entertaining Show - I Do Recall Lumpy 's Passing - For You, Thankful For Your Daily Walks And Photos - Take Care Mr Bill

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  7. We have been looking for ebikes as well for the Confederation Trail across this island. They would be perfect for my husband and I too.

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    1. I Am Pulling For You Two - The Bikes Would Be An Ideal Addition - Travel Safe

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  8. My son had a childhood friend that I used to call Eddie Haskell. He'd get in the car and greet me politely, 'hello Mrs Rivard, you look lovely today" but in true Eddie form was a real putz. Sadly, he did not amount to much.I figured he'd be a salesman or something. What a great character Ken Osmond created!

    I don't think I'd want an ebike! I like to move!

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    1. Totally, Mine Was A Cousin - He Was A Total Eddie For Sure - Don't Cut The eBike Short, You Still Move - Happy Holiday Weekend Vibes

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  9. The earth gods had it in for you if you had headwinds in both directions. Good that you are back in the radio studio.

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    1. The Wind Gods Flat Out Owned Me - Thanx For Checking Brother Man

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  10. I like your list of goals but not with your head cut off (smiles) Happy Memorial weekend. my husband and I will be watching all the boats out our wall of windows views of the lake-they can all be crazy and we'll watch haha

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    1. Enjoy The People Watching - Have A Wonderful Weekend

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    2. Counting On It - Perfect Forecast - Clear Night Time Skies - Oh Baby

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  11. Glad that you're riding even if the wind is always against you. And, ha ha, my husband needs an ebike so that we can ride together (he's a fast runner but not a biker). Don't tell him that I said that ;)

    Glad to hear that you are doing radio again :)

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    1. Would Love To See The Hubby Riding With Ya For Those Full Moon Morning Rides - As I Am Still Very Disappointed With KAFM, It Was A Blast Hosting A Show Again

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  12. Great list of goals! An ebike sounds like a good idea!
    Kisses, Paola.

    Expressyourself


    My Instagram

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  13. The weather here finally got warm and dry so instead of walking around the block (not safe on a busy road with no sidewalks) I worked in the garden weeding and planting. BTW, I love the pics of the fairy garden. Take care and enjoy your weekend.

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    1. I Am So Pleased That You Saw The Fairy Crochet Garden - Enjoy The Vitamin D And Have A Wonderful Three Day Weekend

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  14. eBike looks fantastic....thank you for sharing video and beautiful views.

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  15. #1 & 2 are awesome goals...i like that you share yours with us!!

    my cycling has been going very well. when dealing with head winds i turn the motor on, it is accelerating!! we have been having great weather and beautiful temperatures, we need rain though!!

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    1. Its Fantastic And Accelerating All At The Same Time - We Need Moisture Like You Wouldn't Believe

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  16. Love your 1 st goal, we should all have that in mind☺ Stay safe and healthy everyone ☺

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  17. Hello,

    I like your cute solar lights. The view of the neighborhood sky and trees is pretty. Everyone should have your goal # 1.
    Take care! Enjoy your day, happy weekend to you!

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    1. I Am Glad You Saw Them - Smiling Is A Good Thing These Days - Happy Holidays

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  18. I quite like the idea of an ebike, especially on the slopes/hills, have always hated them 😊 Excellent list of goals, no 4 sounds a bit whacky πŸ˜€ Listening to your radio show as I'm working on tomorrow's blog post, cool so far πŸ’™

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    1. I Am Thankful That You Are Changing Your Tune Regarding eBikes Because Hate Takes Away From Joy - We Could All Live With More Joy - My Oldies Used To Tell Me That I Acted As If I Ran Around With My Head Cut Off When I Was A Little Boy - Yes, THANK YOU For Always Listening To My Shows - That Really Means A Lot To Me - Its Exciting Knowing That Someone From The Other Side Of The World Is Streaming And Quite Possible Enjoying The Tracks I Am Spinning - You Made My Week Sister Perth - Big Hugs - Enjoy The Weekend And I Am Looking Forward To Your Monday Mural Post

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  19. Oh I am so sorry for your loss...so very heartbreaking to lose a friend...sending you a virtual comforting hug.😒
    Your goals are really admirable, and I especially resonate with 1 and 2!πŸ‘
    Very well done with your cycling...you are still putting me to shame! I have become rather lazy since lockdown began.πŸ˜‰
    Love those gorgeous photos...and the toadstools are so cute!!
    Thank you so much for this fabulous post.
    You are a real inspiration to the rest of us!!😊😊

    Stay safe and happy, my friend.

    Cheers from England πŸ‘πŸ‘

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    1. Leave It To Beaver Was An Informable Wholesome Program - Glad You Admire The Goals - Thanx For The Positive Comments

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  20. ,,Be A Better Human And Smile More" - I borrow this goal and try to practice :).
    Best wishes :D!!!

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    1. Yes Please - Smile More - Be Better

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    1. I Am Pleased You Are Enjoying The Photos

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  22. I like those lights. They have a great sense of humor and say life does have joy!

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  23. I like the little gnome looking village of lights really cute...the ebike is gonna change everything, it opens up a whole new box!

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    1. The Village Was A Hit - I Sent Photo Phone Photos Around The World - eBikes Are A Game Changer - Opens Up A Whole New Can Of Worms As Well - Thanx For Checking In

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  24. Your photos are always impressive, Padre!
    Love the mushrooms in the little park!

    Take care!

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    1. Those Mushrooms Are Homemade - Used Concrete And Spray Paint - Thanx For Noticing

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  25. Beautiful post and great goals.
    I have just listened part of your program: I like this kind of music, a mix between 2 or more musical genres in the same song. I will listen all the show this evening. Have a good week.

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    1. Thanx For Streaming The Program - The Two Song Mix Is Known As A Mash Up - Enjoy The Rest Of The Week

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  26. I am glad you chose to stay active and try to be a better person every day. You goals are very inspiring.

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  28. Great to hear that you're still able to enjoy cycling. So cool that you have hosted a radio show and taken up radio as a hobby again. Hobbies arw good for our soul. Wonderful goals. I get that no.4 is a joke or word play but I'm not familiar with the refrence.

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  29. Fortunately, our life is starting to return to normal and you have already started your radio program.
    Beautiful photos, I especially liked the first one.
    Excellent list of goals, the first should be followed by everyone.
    Take care, cheers

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