Coastal Contemplations

Coastal Contemplations day 3

stillness— in the depths of the lake billowing clouds -Issa wind and water The day dawned grey and cool – a relief after the heat of the last few days. It would break up as the day progressed, leading to blue skies streaked with trails of clouds.  I had many miles to ride this day almost all of it on the highways.  I worked my way up long hills and rolled down the other side,…

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Tour 2009: day 3

Today was an exercise in symmetry as half of my ride was southeast along the edge of Willapa Bay the other half returning the coast along the southern edge of the bay. Perhaps though it was more a mirror image as the ever present wind off the ocean pushed me inland in the first half, only to slow me down as I made my way westward. There was rain at the beginning and end of…

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