Tag 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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Yard sale

You’ve probably picked up that I’m trying to find ways to save money.  Today, was another step.  Shawn, my trainer, called me to tell me that there was a good yard sale with lots of little boy stuff. Now, in … 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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More in his own words– John’s Twitter

I don’t have twitter account.  I’m not brief enough for twitter- lol.  I think John got one because Lance Armstrong had a twitter.  I decided to try to find John’s twitter account- here it is… in his own words… (when … Continue reading

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“I’m blaming John for this.”

“I’m blaming John for this!”  my cousin, Becky,  said. She was referring to that she recently found out that she’s expecting her first child!  It brought a smile to my eyes and tears of happiness. We had recently had conversations … 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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