Tag Archive | Alki Beach

Walking on Alki, Pt. 3

In Seattle, the fall season, when the days are shorter, but the winter rains have not yet descended on the city, it can be a wonderful time to go for a walk.  There are plenty of beautiful sunsets, and scenic vistas to enjoy.

It was with these thoughts in mind that Dad and Mongo returned to Alki Beach.  Dad knew the good weather would not be around much longer, and with several business trips in the offing, neither would he.  So he had a special surprise treat planned for Mongo on this trip.

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Cycle Training

Dad signed up for the Kitsap Color Classic group cycle ride with the Cascade Bicycle Club.  Dad enjoys the club’s group rides.  The people are friendly, the courses are interesting, and the huge numbers of bicycles on the road (more than a thousand) guarantees that motorists will take notice.  But the past few weeks had been very busy for Dad, and he had not had time to train for the ride.  So he figured he should at least get some riding in the weekend before the ride.   Read More…