WHEN VERMILLION ISN’T RED

“Hmmmmmmm,” I said to myself this morning, “where should I ride today that I haven’t been to for a while and isn’t too far away?” “I haven’t been to the Vermillion River recently,” I answered. “HEY!” I shouted out excitedly, “VERMILLION!  Vermillion is RED, isn’t it?” “Yeah, I’m pretty sure I’m right about that, me.” … Continue reading "WHEN VERMILLION ISN’T RED"

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December Challenge: Red is the new Black

Featured image: Morning coffee, Smitten Merino Californian Red Zip Neck Top. Yo I’m back! Been absent from this site for a little stretch as I’d been overseeing a big project at work. A lot of time spent staring at a computer screen during the working day. So it’s RED for December! One of the bunches I … Continue reading "December Challenge: Red is the new Black"

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Holiday/Monthly challenge: a red and a rescue

It’s Spain’s Constitution Day, and it seems appropriate to celebrate their holiday while we’re over here. When in Spain, do as the Spaniards do. Actually, we didn’t see anything very holidayish here in Mojácar on our day ride to El Marchal, but we did have an awesome ride.  The featured photo is of a ladder snake … Continue reading "Holiday/Monthly challenge: a red and a rescue"

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THE UNBEARABLE REDNESS OF BIKING

“The depth of redness is an image of life’s most intense fulfillment.  The deeper the red, the closer it becomes to the earth, the more real and truthful it becomes.”  -A quote from The Unbearable Lightness of Being, by Milan Kundera, except that I substituted the “depth of redness” B.S. for the author’s meaningful thoughts on “heavy … Continue reading "THE UNBEARABLE REDNESS OF BIKING"

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