My First Crash

I was out riding Memorial Day evening, and experienced a slide out on gravel. I was coming around a turn onto a road I didn’t know, and it very quickly ended in a gravel parking lot. I needed to slow quickly to make a right turn onto a side street. I was so focused on […]

The Black Bird

Photo of bird carving

Another stop on my ride last weekend was at Marmion Academy. It’s an all-boys Catholic school situated on a lush expanse of property in Aurora. It’s a very pretty campus with several idyllic places for reflection tucked away in the trees surrounding it. According to their website, Marmion Academy was founded in 1933 by a […]

Riding into Spring

It was a beeeeeauuuutiful day outside today. Finally! High 60s, sunny, not too much wind. Perfect day for a ride! 🙂 So, I rode out to the Bolingbrook area and bombed around on some smaller roads and got lost in some housing developments. Ha. I didn’t realize there was a quarry out there. It was […]