Sunday, February 15, 2009
Sunday, February 8, 2009
Okay, how cool does Svein Tuft sound? I'm kind of embarrassed that I had never heard of this Canadian cyclist and all round interesting sounding guy until I read this article about him in the New York Times. That's right - not the Globe and Mail, the Times.
"In 2003, he showed up for the Prime Alliance pro team’s training camp near
He had this really long beard, and he smelled very bad,” said Vaughters, who was in his last season as a rider. “I remember thinking, O.K., this guy is completely different than the image of the typical European money-driven cyclist who buys Porsches in his spare time.”."
Thursday, February 5, 2009
But in the last couple of weeks, spring has started to peek around the corner here in Vancouver and that has been something to get excited about. Last week we made the trek out to my fave mountain (Baker) for a mid-week ski day. The snow was actually pretty poor, but the sunshine was top-notch!
Snowdrops have punched through our un-tended flower beds in the front yard (and yes, those are fall leaves that we just didn't get around to doing anything with).