Getting to know my cat

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There is a new cat at my house. I really don’t usually like cats very much but this one is different. It’s sort of a 3-legged cat — Catrike, that is — the now-almost-famous three-wheeled recumbent cycle that has replaced the “normal” bike that carried me for 2800 wonderful miles last year. So yes, that’s correct:  I am an adult and I ride a tricycle. Continue reading “Getting to know my cat”

Ruminations on an addiction

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ad·dic·tion –noun

the state of being enslaved to a habit or practice or to something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming, as narcotics, to such an extent that its cessation causes severe trauma.  (Dictionary.com Unabridged, Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2011.)

Let’s see how that applies to a certain activity: cycling. Continue reading “Ruminations on an addiction”