The Weekly Smile for the 5th of September 2022

Last year I joined a facebook group Bike Path Riders: West Michigan because I wanted to ride with a group for a change, and it was one of the best decisions I ever made. Not only has it introduced me to a group of wonderful people, but it has motivated me to invest in a…

Getting Fit — Bike Ride 082222

Today’s ride was out on part of the North Bank Trail but mostly on the Spoonville and Idema Explorer’s Trails.  It took awhile to recover from the distance (30+ miles) and terrible sunburn of the last ride.  This ride was about half as long and I was spray-saturated with SPF.  I added a little more…

Doodads the week of 0712-071622

It’s been a couple of weeks.  Pics have been taken here and there but no time to get them off of the phone and posted.  On Tuesday, the 12th, I took a 17-mile bike ride.  On Wednesday, the 13th, I met up with the Moon Clan Mothers group up north and saw two giant willow…

Doodads — Nature Walk on Christmas Eve

The Land Conservancy of West MI is having a Bow Walk Challenge, where you walk certain trails that have bows placed in them.  The challenge is to find the bow, take a selfie with it, submit it, which enters your name into a contest for prizes.  I decided to check out a new trail today,…

Doodads — campground walk 121221

I’m trying to keep going with fitness even as the weather gets chillier (even if no snowier!) There has been a mighty wind blowing here for days.  At Lake MI the wind becomes king.  I decided to walk where I could enjoy the lake environment but not get frozen by the winds.  What better place…