Tag Archives: bicycling

The Humiliating Ride

We planned to take our two oldest grandchildren to the Netherlands.  We envisioned them delighted to be in a truly beautiful country, enjoying the arts, the food, the biking. So, you wonder, what could go wrong? When we arrived in … Continue reading

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Trapped and rear-ended

The sign in the Antelope Island State Park visitors’ tollbooth indicated no refunds would be given due to bugs. How bad could the bugs be? It didn’t take long to find out. We went to Antelope Island State Park to … Continue reading

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Grab some wheels and get out of town

What better way to see the countryside and enjoy the best transportation system in The Netherlands? We borrowed Cat and René’s bikes (what good friends!) and cycled down their lane to the bike path along the canal. With a quick … Continue reading

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Tokyo Themes

While we strolled, we played a game of spotting “Tokyo themes”.  Themes set a place apart.  If we gave you some examples of themes from Washington, DC they would be too many cupcake shops, a preference for wearing black (women) … Continue reading

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