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A gift

I was about to leave when it was decided to open gifts. That’s not the best time to exit.  So, I stayed. There it was… a beautiful bike trailer.  Yellow and black.  It made me think of LiveStrong.  This was … Continue reading

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Perfect Christmas Gift…

I found the perfect Christmas gift.  It combines two of his loves… cycling and computers/gaming. It even would have worked with his beloved Trek road bike. It would alleviate the boredom of indoor training…  and would have allowed him to … Continue reading

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“I’ll Wait for You”

I was driving today and flipped to WXCY, the local country station.  I grew up listening to country music, but I’ve moved away from it the last several years. Song- “I’ll Wait For you” Artist- Joe Nichols This song came … Continue reading

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The last few days… random stuff…

I feel like I’ve been slacking on my entries the last few days, but by the time the muse hits me, I’m exhausted… like falling over tired… Nathaniel loves riding his bike.  It’s so cute to watch him enjoying it, … Continue reading

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First birthday without John…

Everybody, says that birthdays and holidays are difficult after you lose a spouse.  I knew it would be difficult, but I didn’t know how hard it would be.  I’ve found that if I’m prepared for things then I handle them … Continue reading

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Busy day

Yesterday, I bought a bike trailer at Target.  It was on clearance 50% off.  John had always wanted to take Nathaniel on a bike ride, but never got the chance.  And there I was out and about not looking for … Continue reading

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Philly LiveStrong Challenge 8-23-09

Yesterday, Team Smitty participated in the Philly LiveStrong Challenge.  There were 24 team members which included people from Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, & Kentucky!  We raised $7261 for the Lance Armstrong Foundation.  John would have been so proud of us.  John … Continue reading

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Philly LiveStrong Challenge coming up…

ThePhilly LiveStrong Challenge is coming up on Sunday.  John was a strong supporter of the Lance Armstrong Foundation.  He admired Lance as a cyclist & admired his dedication to fighting cancer.  John & I once had a conversation where he said … Continue reading

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