Bikes Not Bombs Bike-A-Thon 2016


Today my son Peter & I rode the ten mile route in the Bikes Not Bombs Bike-A-Thon, raising $463 in donations for all the great work done by Bikes Not Bombs!  Even though the ride is over, you can still sponsor us (I think the donor page is active until December!).  Rain delayed this year’s…

3 Days 3 Quotes Day 3


The rules: 1. Thank the person who nominated you. 2. Post a quote for 3 consecutive days (1 quote for each day). 3. Nominate three new bloggers each day. Thank you Ashley from Inside My Minds! “Dance first. Think later. It’s the natural order.”  — Samuel Beckett I feel totally awkward about tagging other people,…

Book Review: Afternoon on the Amazon by Mary Pope Osborne


Author: Mary Pope Osborne Title: Afternoon on the Amazon Publication Info: New York : Random House, 1995. Summary/Review: Another Magic Tree House adventure, this time Jack & Annie find themselves in the danger and beauty of the Amazonian rain forest.  Lots of good animal and nature details.  And a friendly monkey.  Another worthy addition to the series. Rating:  ***