I'm having a hard time dealing with reality these days. No, I haven't lost touch with reality...it's more like reality has lost touch with me. The world feels surreal, everything's gone sideways and upside down ranging from crazy American politics to what-was-once-mundane grocery shopping. Perhaps Life is also trying to teach me something I've fought against my entire life: … [Read more...] about When Life Interferes with Your Plans
In an email received this morning from Jack Kiley, president of the Washington State Senior Games board of directors, the organization will decide whether or not to cancel this year's multisport competition for athletes ages 50 or better. The Games, currently scheduled for July 7 through August 3, is the state's qualifying event for the 2021 National Senior Games, and is held … [Read more...] about Washington State Senior Games to Decide 2020 Fate on May 15
In its December newsletter, the National Senior Games reported Corvallis will be the new host city for the 2020 Oregon Senior Games. Registration will open early in the year with competition dates expected in August. Visit Corvallis, the tourism bureau for the city, is the key partner in assembling the new host organization. “Visit Corvallis is excited to contribute … [Read more...] about New Host City for 2020 Oregon Senior Games
Photo from Ride Southern Utah on Facebook. Text, logo added by Slowpoke Divas. Right after my cycling and walking races at the Nevada Senior Games and Huntsman World Senior Games, I took time off to recharge and catch up on other aspects of life. Though I didn't keep to a structured training or fitness schedule, I did stay active. Climbing ladders, chasing down wayward … [Read more...] about Who’s Up for a 2020 Road Bike Ride in Southern Utah?
Nevada Senior Games 5K cycling time trial gold medalist Donna Ingle (left) and silver medalist Diana Ready (right) in women's 65-69. At today's Nevada Senior Games 5K cycling time trial, I experienced my first ever "bike mechanical" -- when something goes haywire with one's bicycle. Luckily the issue wasn't a flat tire, but one that played havoc with my cadence and … [Read more...] about Off the Rails: Derailleur Failure During 5K Cycling Time Trial