Category Archives: Cycling

Photos from cycling at Philly LiveStrong Challenge

The day started VERY early.  My Dad went with me and we had a smooth drive to the Challenge.  Shortly after we arrived, we found Scott and soon more Team Smitty members filtered in and got their bikes and gear … Continue reading

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Philly LiveStrong Challenge

Tomorrow, I’ll be doing the 5K in memory of John. http://philly2010.livestrong.org/maryksmith So far, Team Smitty has raised a total of  $$2,045.00 I want to send a shout out to Team Smitty David Dushkin Mary Smith Scott Baer Carolyn Brown Elizabeth … Continue reading

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“Nathaniel & Daddy” A story for Nathaniel written by me…

I made a Shutterfly photo book for Nathaniel.  I figured since he doesn’t  have a father that he can celebrate Father’s Day with, I’ll try my best to bring his father to him.    Below is the link… I hope you … Continue reading

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Bike Ride

It is very important for me to honor and remember John and I want Nathaniel to know what a great father he had.  One of the things that I’m trying to do is put together a memorial bike ride in … Continue reading

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Sixteen years later…

Today, my friend from high school, Marc, & his wife, Sherri, and daughter, Haley, came for a visit.  Sixteen years ago, Marc rode Squall on a few occasions.  Today, his daughter had her first horseback ride on the same Ms. … Continue reading

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Friend’s dream about John

My sitter had a dream about John last night.  She’d only met John once and that was when he was sick.  She knows how much I loved him and what a wonderful father he was.  I love how she makes … Continue reading

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SUCCESS!!! Slideshow tribute #1 is completed

Okay… almost 2PM… I really should be in bed… luckily I got a nice long nap this AM. But, I DID IT!!! On this rainy dreary day filled with frozen fingers that were too cold to undo knots and could … Continue reading

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