Written by Dave We are in back in Sydney after a good long visit with family and friends in the US. Nancy saw her doctor yesterday and …. drum roll please… we are cleared to start the ride! The x-ray was good and the doctor said that Nancy is “healed” – he did warn Nancy … Continue reading Green light to start tour!
Woo hooo - a 11 mile (18k) bike ride on the road today! We are back at the beach cabin and after days of rain and cold we woke this morning to sunny blue skies so we took advantage of it to try getting out on the bikes for the first time since the crash. I … Continue reading First test successful!
(Update by Dave) We are back in Oregon now but I wanted to give a quick update on a fun visit we had in Nevada. After a lively discussion at a family dinner, we agreed to stop by my sister Pam’s classroom and talk to her kids – she teaches a combined 4th and 5th … Continue reading Fun with 4th and 5th graders
Written by Dave We are in Carson City, Nevada to visit my family and some old friends (and more snow – 2-3 feet!). This week Nancy got some good news, two thumbs up on recovery progress from Tahoe Fracture and Orthopedic. Well, not all of Tahoe Fracture, but rather two of my old friends who … Continue reading Tahoe Fracture says 2 thumbs up!
We made the big trip across the Pacific last week from Sydney to Portland Oregon and went from 29C to 29F – a bit of a shock to the system! I think we have become weather wimps – I have forgotten how to dress for this kind of cold weather. The trip was not too … Continue reading The quiet in the forest
We have been working hard to get everything in order to start the grand adventure. Selecting items for the hike pile and the bike pile (including numerous discussions about how many pieces of clothing are allowed), packing up those piles, packing up the rest of the apartment, and making arrangements for mail delivery. It’s amazing … Continue reading Expect the unexpected….from jumping off to falling off
Welcome to our mid-life adventure blog! After working for 20 years in relatively intense jobs (IT and law) we have decided it’s time to quit talking about things we dream of doing 'someday' and start doing them now. So, we are taking a break from the rat race and intend to head out on an open-ended … Continue reading Jumping Off!