Category Archives: my town

Late summer in the city

What a day for cycling! Temperate, light breeze, sunshine, the barest hint of fall in the light and the air. Traffic was nearly nil on Lafayette St. At the Union Square Greenmarket, one of my favorite farmers was selling ice pops … Continue reading

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Here, there and everywhere

“You run errands on your bike? That must eat up so much time!” said a friend. Well, no. For one thing, to paraphrase what Colette (or Freud or May Sarton – maybe all three) said of cats, time spent on a … Continue reading

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A few random photos…

…to distract from the lack of more energetic cycling content. I loved the look of these bars against the sky and buildings.   Spring is in full swing at our farmers’ markets. Asparagus! I grilled some fat spears. Even Mr. Meat … Continue reading

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The Bronx is up and the Battery’s down

It’s a helluva town, and I biked the length of my borough this morning – up to the George Washington Bridge, down to Battery Park City, then home, about 25 miles total, in three hours. It’s the longest ride Maggie and I … Continue reading

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Out and about on Saturday morning

It’s definitely spring in NYC! Still a bit chilly, but the sun is shining (for now) and green things are growing. I love the nests of tulips along the bike path. And in Abingdon Square, site of a sweet little … Continue reading

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