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Biking To the Store With A Non-Dutch Bike

Biking To the Store With A Non-Dutch Bike

I was going to title this “Mr. Ding Goes to The Store” but  I decided against it.  I’ve posted a few pictures of Oma in all her gear and beer-toting glory, but I’m not the only one who does the grocery shopping in this house.   Mr Ding does not have a Dutch bike though he […]

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Biking to Garfield Park Conservatory in Search of Spring Flowers

Biking to Garfield Park Conservatory in Search of Spring Flowers

Mr. Ding and I took a bike ride to the Garfield Park Conservatory to check the bright colors of the Spring Flower Show.

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Faux Spring in Chicago & Oma Wants to Hang Out At A Cafe

Faux Spring in Chicago & Oma Wants to Hang Out At A Cafe

We had a brief burst of warmer weather blow through Chicago this past week, and on Friday it was in the mid 40s (F) in Chicago but fairly windy – gusting up to 30mph. That didn’t stop cafes from dragging their tables out nor people from sitting outside if only for a bit. I even […]

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Something New – Bike Blogs From Around the U.S.

Something New – Bike Blogs From Around the U.S.

While I mostly enjoy winter and the seasons and the crazy weather that is Chicago, right now I’m tired of gray snow, gray skies and blogging about my umpteenth ride in the snow.  So instead,  I give you some bike blogs from around the country. These are blogs that you might not have heard of […]

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No Bikes Were Injured In Order to Get These Photos

No Bikes Were Injured In Order to Get These Photos

One of the the great things about riding a bike is that you interact with your surroundings more than in a car, and you tend to ‘see’ your surroundings more.  Biking is not the same as walking,  mind you – I  have time to observe a lot more  when I’m walking than when I’m biking  […]

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Saturday’s Snowy Errands No Problem for Oma

Saturday’s Snowy Errands No Problem for Oma

Sorry for the drop-off in posts at the end of the week, but we were experiencing some technical difficulties here at the house of Ding which left me without access to my laptop or any photo drives or external devices of any sort. That meant my planned posts would have had no pictures. Mr. Ding […]

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You Can Ring My (Dutch Bike) Bell

You Can Ring My (Dutch Bike) Bell

It was a crisp, breezy, fall day on Friday – a great afternoon to be out riding in the city. I was riding my bike north through the Lakeview neighborhood, when I approached a UPS truck parked in my lane.  I was on Sheffield, not a super busy street, so I checked traffic behind me, […]

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