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About girlonahandcycle

Natural Brit/Naturalized American wife, mom, grandma and all around old broad still happily ignoring my MS (since 1985 - ha!). Every time it slows me down I find a way to speed back up which explains my very cool Tilite wheelchair and Top End handcycle ..........also my ripped arms ; ) Don't get back to the homeland or to other cool places quite as easily or often as I'd like anymore so theoretically my rambling here keeps me a little more connected to far away friends and family.

Music must have been in the air last weekend…

Because while a whole slew of us were partying to the sounds of Santana somebody else was apparently getting her own girl band together! 🙂All this, a heatwave, some amazing sunsets, 2 SpaceX launches and a lot of tennis in … Continue reading

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I cannot tell a lie…..

The second sunset of summer. You would have got the first but what can I say, I was in Bellevue quaffing far too much chilled wine with my good buddy and we completely missed it. Oh the high price of … Continue reading

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Weekend adventures

Chelsea went on her traditional family camping trip last weekend for her birthday and Anders got to join in for the first time this year 🙂 While they enjoyed Deception Pass, David headed to Mt Si with Taryn & Colton … Continue reading

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Wheels! 👍

Yay – my chauffeur was finally in town this week so I could get out and about and do things a little farther from home 😁 That meant christening Taryn & Colton’s new downtown apartment and then going out to … Continue reading

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Mystery solved!

Saw this plane overhead the other day together with a smaller one apparently taking photos of it. Wasn’t sure what the story was but as usual our fabulous West Seattle Blog came through and solved the mystery for us 🙂 … Continue reading

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Happy 3rd Birthday Cora!

    Grow up quickly don’t they?!

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today’s view from Weather Watch Park

I was keeping an eye out for the humpback that’s been hanging around here recently when I headed out for my roll today but then heard and saw these military jets over the mountains instead 😀Ran into some friends on … Continue reading

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Busy weekend :)

this was 7 or so hours of David’s Saturday…. and then today we went back to Cora’s house to enjoy her 3rd birthday party with family and friends. As you can see the sun shone, there was cake and a … Continue reading

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Not a bad day for a roll…

Another beautiful day to take advantage of my neighborhood.. and of course yesterday we had this to look at 🙂

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tennis, tennis, tennis :)

you’re right – all I’m doing for a large portion of my days this week is watching glorious coverage of the French Open 🙂 Occasionally I turn my head a little further to the left between points and glance out … Continue reading

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