We agreed to meet our friends late Sunday afternoon at their apartment at Main Beach. I figured that if they’ve travelled 36 hours on a plane from New York, then my riding twenty kilometres up the road to Main Beach is only fair. Though, as Sunday approached, my apprehension grew. Each day, the heat and humidity was intensifying. Thunderstorms were brewing. They were forecast for Sunday. That’s the other question that comes… Read More

When somebody suggests we meet, two things now happen. My immediate thought is “I hope I can ride there”. Sometimes they’ll suggest a location. I’m then relieved if it’s somewhere within an easy riding distance (which to me is about a ten kilometre radius from home). Alternatively, I might be a little apprehensive because it’s not. Coalescing with this might be an opportunity to recommend an alternative place to meet. This is… Read More

I had just finished writing an email to a friend and thought I’d look at his page on Facebook. I was still setting up my Facebook page (which is now up and active, if you’d like to connect with me there) and was interested to see how Sean’s page was set up. Well!…what did I see but a photograph of me, arms stretched wide in ‘explore’ mode with a caption that read: “THE CYBER… Read More