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Day 6 of Iceland bike tour

This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series Iceland Adventure

This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series Iceland AdventureThe next morning we decided that we had to head into town and try to find a Laundromat to de-stink our biking clothes. Living in America, you could make … Continued

Day 5

This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series Iceland Adventure

This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series Iceland AdventureInevitably, when someone learned that I was going to Iceland they would ask, “Are you going to ride the horses?”  And I would emphatically say NO!!! Absolutely not! I … Continued

Day 4

This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series Iceland Adventure

This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series Iceland AdventureWe loved the stark landscape with the burrowing sheep so much that we decided to camp there for the night. The F road seemed to be one of the … Continued

Day 3

This entry is part 4 of 9 in the series Iceland Adventure

This entry is part 4 of 9 in the series Iceland AdventureWe woke up in Thingvallavatn (I hope that you clicked on the photo of our ride around the lake in the Day 2 blog to see how that is … Continued

Day 2

This entry is part 3 of 9 in the series Iceland Adventure

This entry is part 3 of 9 in the series Iceland AdventureLet me first answer the question: Why Iceland? My first year of college was at Smith College in Northampton, MA. Totally separate story, but despite how much fun I … Continued

Day 1

This entry is part 2 of 9 in the series Iceland Adventure

This entry is part 2 of 9 in the series Iceland AdventureDay 1 Letty dropped us off at SeaTac and we all stood in amazement at the magnitude of the stuff we were bringing. Four bike boxes take up two … Continued

Iceland Adventure, Day 0

This entry is part 1 of 9 in the series Iceland Adventure

This entry is part 1 of 9 in the series Iceland AdventureAnd by Day 0, I mean that we better have gotten everything done by now! Don’t forget the passports, who has the tickets? Did you remember to let the … Continued

Visualizing the worst

My first reaction to my mishap yesterday, was to not publish it online. But, last night I lost so much sleep over it and today I am periodically finding myself crying, that maybe it would be cathartic to write about … Continued

A fire extinguisher moment

We have all talked about “epiphany” or maybe its phrased a “lightbulb moment”. Either way, I usually use it to describe that look of enlightenment on my student’s face as they suddenly grasp the idea of what I’ve been preaching … Continued