Nice Commute

Nice ride into the train station this morning. My wife keeps telling me that I will get hit by a car if I keep commuting. I hope she is wrong. I have a bright, flashing red light, as well as lots of reflective stickers on my helmet and bike. I love commuting because its really enjoyable to get out of a car and enjoy nature.  I snapped a perfect photo of a train just at sunrise, which I’ll post here shortly.  http://www.strava.com/athletes/424498/latest-rides/780c8c7d9d1dab3c1f2aed03da85bc16e22554e9

Improve the shining moments

I always liked this hymn from our church hymnal: Improve the shining moments; Don’t let them pass you by. Work while the sun is radiant; Work, for the night draws nigh. We cannot bid the sunbeams To lengthen out their stay, Nor can we ask the shadow To ever stay away. Time flies on wings of lightning; We cannot call it back. It comes, then passes forward Along its onward track. And if we are not mindful, The chance will fade away, []

My car is broken

I just received word from the mechanic that the transmission system in my car “blew up.”  Maybe it just wore out after 220,000 miles.  I was always proud of how many miles I put on that car and wanted to see how far I could push it.  The mechanic said it will cost more than $1,000 to fix it and I wonder if it is worth it to put that much money into a nearly 20 year old car.  The end result []

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