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Old#7 last won the day on September 21 2016

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About Old#7

  • Birthday 05/01/1959

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    Firmly in the Old Dominion
  • Interests
    cycling, hiking, delectable food preparation and consumption and a love of the blues.

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  • Bike(s)
    Seven Axiom S Specialized AWOL and a Transition BLT

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  1. Just a few observations from my morning...

    I'm not a fan of Greek yogurt, I think it's a bandwagon thing. I eat the regular plain lowfat kind and add my own fruit. I used to buy Wegmans house brand but switched to Trader Joes organic yogurt. No pectin.
  2. Why do you eat Chia seeds?

    Who says I did? Nobody saw me, fake news. Sad.
  3. Did I ever tell you about my living room rug?

    There is no rug, just a story. A good story with a moral and a happy ending. But there is no rug on the pig's floor.
  4. Do you think all men use their penises to trap women?

    I don't think it works like that, but then again, you're a looney.
  5. Jet’s Pizza 🍕

    We used to. Jets is good but not good enough to move back there. I can make do.
  6. 2/17 miles & such

    14 miles on the AWOL riding the Cross County trail. Ride was cut short because my sister called and said that Mom fell at the Assisted Living place over night and didn't call anyone. The nurse found her on the floor when they came in to deliver daily meds. Mom was taken to the hospital. A bruise and nothing more. My other sister went to pick up Mom there when she was released later. I'll go see Mom tomorrow. Worked at the LBS today.
  7. Living room furniture

    Two leather armchairs with ottomans. A Mission Style wood and leather recliner, end tables and lamps. Oriental rug and a buffet table holding the flatscreen and stereo bits (receiver/amp, cassette deck, CD player and turntable)
  8. A day on the slopes

    looks like a great place to be. congrats.
  9. Cooking

    Both. Growing up my Dad did most of the cooking. Parents are from Boston so black pepper was as exotic as seasoning got. As we got older, there was greater experimentation with cuisines. Besides meat and potato stuff, Dad liked Italian and Chinese cuisine. He made his own pasta and huge pots of tomato sauce. When we hosted family reunions every August in MA, he'd make three gallons of clam chowdah, steam a bushel of corn with about 80 lobsters on top. A pitcher of pina coladas could be found in the freezer. When that ran low, it was your job to make the next batch. I took what I learned from Dad and ran with it. Experimented with more ingredients and seasonings. I like to eat well and try to stay healthy through a good diet with no emphasis on one style or another. All things in moderation and eat fresh foods from the seasons.
  10. The Great British Fly-In

    Fairfax is only four to six miles from Herndon.
  11. The Great British Fly-In

    For you military aeroplane fans, the National Air and Space Museum's Udvar-Hazy Center (@ Dulles airport) is having a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force (RAF). Saturday, April 15, from 10 am to 4 pm EDST. Flying in will be ten aircraft including Spitfires, a P51 Mustang and a B25 Mitchell. Talks will be given by RAF officers and museum peoples. A presentation about the Sopwith Camel will be included with performances by the RAF Band and the Queen's Colour Squadron. Admission is free and parking is $15.
  12. Paved trails are not the crime magnets that residents state they are. A study by the Rails to Trails Conservancy, dated January 1998, provides a good argument against that belief. https://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/ped_bike/docs/rt_safecomm.pdf
  13. Do something for dinner tonight. The local market has Icelandic haddock on sale for $9.99/lb. I might do a fish fry tonight. Saturday I'm meeting Mike for a bike ride at 7:00 am. He wants to ride the cross county trail to see if his hybrid will work for a commute from Springfield to Vienna. I may or may not be working at the LBS. I called Wednesday and was told that the renovation is done but they're not sure if they'll open Saturday or not. Well make up your mind and let me know if you want me to work Saturday. I haven't heard back from them. Saturday night we're supposed to get some snow but not much. Sunday, wo7 and I are meeting a realtor to look at four houses for rent in the area. Two in Vienna, one in McLean and one in Fairfax. Move in April. Monday is President's Day holiday, no plans as its supposed to rain. Laundry, clean the apartment, that's about it.
  14. Feb 15 miles & such

    I usually rise at 5:20, but riding days I get up at 4:20 and leave the house by 5:20. Meet up at Navy Federal with the other peeps and ride out at 5:30. We get back to Caffe Amouri by 7:00. Get home, shower and change, I'm at work by 8:00. And I get 20+ miles in.
  15. Feb 15 miles & such

    Yes, but the sky in the east gets gradually brighter starting around 6:30.