Thanksgiving to World AIDS Day

Thank you. Thank you for acknowledging the power of a virus to ravage lives. Thank you for extending compassion to every human being, protec...

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

For the Sheer Fun of It

Packing doesn't get any easier, neither does the challenge of 200 miles in a weekend at the opposite corner of the country where the weather will be hot, humid and stormy. You know what does get easier? All the progress made year over year in the war on AIDS thanks to every dollar fueling the side of the living, fighting against HIV. That thought will flood my mind when the kickstand goes up in Atlanta on Saturday and will eventually rest on the ultimate goal - the day we ride for the sheer fun of it again, when AIDS is history.

The joy of riding with Bret on our first bikes, circa 1966:

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Missing You

"I wish you could have been there for the sun & the rain & the long, hard hills. For the sound of a thousand conversations scattered along the road. For the people laughing & crying & remembering at the end. But, mainly, I wish you could have been there"  - Brain Andreas, AVR2000 Wish List