Filed under winter in Nebraska

Getting out

Boy, do I love the winter thaw! After my disappointing end to ‘cross season and a longer-than-expected recovery period, I had a lot of trouble getting myself back in gear to put in base miles outside. The fact that we’d had plenty of snow and ice (generally things I really enjoy…well, at least the snow…) … Continue reading »

Rolling Movie Marathon

Winter. Cold. Dark. Movies! Watched in the last week: InceptionThe WarriorsSNL Best of Will FerrellThe MessengerPan’s LabyrinthThe Wild Parrots of Telegraph HillLet The Right One InBig Man JapanFear and Loathing in Las Vegas I think I’m forgetting one…

Slow Food Brunch 2009

Woke up to howling winds this morning, and I really had to work to crawl out from under the duvet. We missed the worst of the blizzard (allegedly, there are 5 foot drifts in central Nebraska), but the wind was gusting over 40mph, so I put on my trusty winter bike pants and headed into … Continue reading »

The Cusp

From warm to snow to balmy to stormy…it’s the cusp of spring again! Got some good bike riding in this week, including a long ride with Denise to visit Polly, ending in a dark sprint home by myself through the scary-when-its-dark part of the Rock Island trail. No scarf! Warm breeze in my hair! Nothing … Continue reading »

Lincoln Ve-Low Photoshoot

Conrad asked me to take some photos for Lincoln Ve-Low. On a gorgeous Saturday during magic hour, we hit the pavement. He insisted this was not to include photos of his face. Whoops. (cough, cough) Shadows get longer, and the sun is so golden. Plymouth spire, rolling to Ideal Grocery (where they’ve known me since … Continue reading »

Calving Time

A little early start this year, but as Mami said today, “At least now, it’s February!” Last Sunday, a first-time mother gave birth to a little bull calf. It was very cold, and beginning to snow, so my mom & Chris carried the calf into the barn, where we’d put down some straw. Generally, the … Continue reading »

Friday commute

We got quite a bit of ice Thursday night. Lincoln Public Schools, notorious for never closing for a snow day, had no school. The State marches on, however, and the streets were pretty empty for my ride. There was only one other bike that had evidence of having been ridden that morning. Success!