First of all, I probably should begin by answering the question that is probably on all of your minds. YES, I did create that work of art at the top of the page–all by myself.
I have to do this Holiday Challenge ride a day early because The Feeshko and I will be in Iowa on the actual Thanksgiving Day, and I will not have my bike with me. We will be visiting my dad and my two brothers & their families. I am thankful that we’ll all be together for the holiday.
I try to be thankful every day of the year because I have many things to be thankful for: My family, my home, my eyes, my dog, my internal organs, my bikes, my legs, no criminal record, oxygen, water, gravity, words, juicy hamburgers, friends, corn, music, deserts, animals, the sun–just to name a few.
While riding my bike today, I was thankful for a few other things: