Xtreme Mountain Biking

The honeymoon drew to a close with a day at Copper Harbor on the Keweenaw Peninsula, the farthest north point of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. We drove three hours from Ontonagon to Copper Harbor and treated ourselves to one fancy meal at Harbor Haus Restaurant where we had Crab Cake, Lake Trout, Steak, and Creme Brulee. In the morning we […]

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Beating the Heat

90 degree weather forces most people, including myself, to seek out ice cream and retreat indoors to air-conditioned comfort. The sudden change into extreme heat and high humidity weather has not been an easy transition for our running. We’re about a month into our training since we started our speed workouts with Coach Jake and we’ve […]

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The Worm Feeder becomes a Fish Slayer

After four years of watching Derek fish, I finally traded my naps and books for a fishing rod and box of red worms.  I decided to give it a shot when we visited Todd and Tena Hoffer in Etna Green, Indiana last month and went fishing together. With Todd’s help, I was learning to cast and […]

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Cruising in the Wind

Everyone needs to experience the simple joy of a cruiser bicycle. No gears, no frills, just your own two feet pedaling away on a single speed. The Three Oaks Spokes Bicycle Club Cruiser Tour was our first ride with the group this year. We joined the group last summer when our friend Doug Walter invited us […]

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