Friday, January 02, 2009

Looking Back 2008_Looking Ahead 2009

Annual Comp_2002-2008

(Click on the graph to zoom in)

2008 was a good year, despite scary global weather patterns, the economic downturn, continued war, and the arrogant cluelessness of our Governor, Rod Blago...

Our confidence in our nation's leadership has been restored through the election of Barack Obama; we had two new grandsons born--Jet in June and Kalil in December; I enjoyed two solo, cycling tours one from home (Chicago) to Columbus, GA and one from home to Stoddard, NH; and, for the 3rd year in a row, and I averaged more than 1,000 miles per month.

Looking ahead to 2009
January--South American Cruise (no bike)
March--PAC Tour Desert Camp--the Chiricahua Challenge
April--Indianapolis Centuries and 200k Brevet in Wisconsin
May--300k Brevet in Minnesota
June--Celebration of our 40th wedding anniversary in Scottsdale with all our children and 6 grandchildren
July--Transcontinental with PAC Tour from Portland, OR to Savannah, GA
September--Self-guided group ride from home to Washington Island, WI

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