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Regular Life

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. – Robert Frost

Archive for April 2011

Park and Ride (Part 3)

(concluded from Part 2) I took a few moments to check the map online, and immediately saw my mistake. I had kept going straight after emerging from under a bridge, instead of taking a left to loop around on top of it, and finished up on the wrong side of the creek. The return ride… (read more)

Park and Ride (Part 2)

(continued from Part 1) Friday morning I was sure my alarm clock had made a horrible mistake. Five? I mashed the snooze/Indiglo button and lay there a few seconds staring up into blackness before I remembered my goal for the day. I went through my usual ablutions and ate breakfast, frittered way the cushion time… (read more)

Park and Ride (Part 1)

My wife scoffed Thursday night when I said I was going to leave 30 minutes earlier than usual the next morning. I would show her. In these days of 8-hours-plus workdays sitting in a chair, rising gas prices, and lack of public transportation, riding a bicycle into work started sounding sensible. I typed in our… (read more)

Art Walk of the Wispy

3808 Benjamin uses sidewalk chalk from boxes shared among various children and adults inspired to create their own art on the sidewalk and stairs surrounding the McKinney Performing Arts Center (formerly the Collin County Courthouse). Each second Saturday, artists display their wares — some created on the spot — while locals and visitors wine, dine,… (read more)