Sometimes i Need to be Alone with My Bike

Sometimes i Need to be Alone with My Bike


Author: Dorothy Ann

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 1096305526


Page: 96

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Sometimes a Hero Sometimes Not

Sometimes a Hero  Sometimes Not

the bike. There was one problem with riding that bike, and helived in the house
across the street. Bobby was a little ... and I dropped the bike. “Wanna fight?” he
challenged. “I don't want to fight,” I said. “Leave me alone.” He shoved me harder.

Author: John Jacobson

Publisher: Dorrance Publishing

ISBN: 9781480944008

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 276

View: 985

Sometimes a Hero By: John Jacobson They come from around the world each year, over 1,800 firefighters, to race up 69 floors of the Columbia Center in Seattle. Carrying over fifty pounds of firefighting gear and breathing only the air they carry on their backs. Some race for the fastest time, others for the challenge. All do it to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. I did it hoping for a cure.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

The Bike Hike

The Bike Hike

My only regrets is doing this trip alone. I wish I could have shared this experience
with someone, but everyone I asked to come along with me said you must be
crazy. ... out in the wilderness and observing different sceneries, sometimes
beautiful, sometimes mesmerizing; the unknown, the fear of what can happen
tomorrow; ...

Author: Daniel Ross

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781514433676

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 204

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Is the story of a guy's dream to travel the Pacific coast on his bicycle. To leave everyone he loves and everything he owns to depart on trip with no return. After thinking about it for 10 years, he finally decides to do it. This trip will take him from Montreal, Canada throughout the United States and along the Pacific Coast to end in Vancouver, Canada. During his journey he learns to live with what he has. He learns about the outdoor experience and to live with nature. He gets challenges and different situations to overcome and also the physical and mental strain he endured. He visits cities, and meets people he will never forget. He must change his itinerary, sometimes because he wants to, other times because he has no choice. This writing brings this adventure to a climax which is unexpected. The “Bike Hike” brings twists and turns that he, himself cannot foresee. For three weeks, he describes the freedom he senses within, and the fears that can be around, at any corner. Mr. Trump, You have been talking about fi xing immigration and broken borders by deporting millions of illegal aliens. Putting up a wall is not the immediate solution to get rid of illegal aliens or undocumented residents. I was an illegal alien for ten years in the United States and lived the American dream at its fullest. I was able to obtain all the necessary documents to have a great life In the U.S.A. including; Social security card, ID card, Bank card, credit cards(7), Drivers license. I paid income tax also. Yes, illegal aliens can pay taxes; Police offi cers arrest illegal’s with no papers all the time. Because of internal bureaucracy and ill-will they are released hours later. The biggest problem is the social security card. That is just a few examples of internal bureaucracy loop-holes. If the government would address these loop-holes, you could solve a lot of immigration problems. Mr. Trump; before putting up walls and deporting women, children and good hard working people, read this book. It will help you restore immigration issues in the United States with dignity. These people are not the enemy... They just want to live the American dream.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

I Love the Beach Poetry Long Walks Night Runs Riding My Bike Sunsets and Smelling My Own Feet

I Love the Beach  Poetry  Long Walks  Night Runs  Riding My Bike  Sunsets and Smelling My Own Feet

interesting if he talks about the current drug problems in the himalayas.
hahahaha but wait. is there? hahaha oh museum life is so ... and sometimes,
being tired makes you think of giving up. you just wanna rest you know. but you
know you just can't do that. if you have to ... you have to fight alone. all alone. you
have to face it all alone. you absorb every pressure and everything that comes
along the way.

Author: Edwin Estuya

Publisher: Author House

ISBN: 9781452085234

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 732

View: 712

this is a summary of his daily thoughts which he wrote every night. He loves the beach, poetry, long walks, night runs, riding his bike, sunsets and smelling his own feet. though this is not a perfect commercial grade book, this is a story of a persons life. a true story of his wanderings. his convictions. his passions. his dreams. his frustrations. his love. yes. these thoughts come from his heart. this is his story of his road to greatness if theres ever one for him. a true story to tell the whole world and the ones left behind.
Categories: Family & Relationships

They Told Me I Had to Write This

They Told Me I Had to Write This

Dear Gram Mostly I ride alone. My tyre tracks ... Sometimes thereareother people
there andlast weekendI gotstopped bythe park ranger. He was ... Andwe talked
abouthisbike which hastwentyseven gears andthosediscbrakeswere hydraulics.

Author: Kim Miller

Publisher: Ford Street Publishing

ISBN: 9781925000658

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 199

View: 317

Clem is a boy in strife. Blamed for the death of his mother, carrying a terrible secret from Grade 5 and in trouble with the police, he’s now in a school for toxic teenagers. And that rev-head school counsellor wants him to write letters. Through his writing Clem goes deep into the trauma that has defined his life. Then he comes face to face with his mother’s death. In a rush of bush bike racing, the death of one student and the consequent arrest of another, an unexpected first girlfriend, and some surprising friendships, Clem's story is the celebration of a boy who finds an unexpected future.
Categories: Juvenile Fiction

Come 2 Mama

Come 2 Mama

And I didn't want to talk; I declined. Walking and talking seemed natural to me.
Bicycling and gabbing with another person just wasn't my cup of tea. I wanted to
be alone when I rode my bike. Walking was another matter, entirely. Occasionally
I ...

Author: Eric Ehrmann

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1469116561

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 255

View: 762

Book Summary On a hot desert ight in New Mexico author Eric Ehrmann found a death threat on his doorstep. The next morning routine x-rays revealed a cancer the size of an apple core lurking in his colon. A few hours later he would face his students at the University of New Mexico. At age 47 he ws too young for screening that would have caught it early; doctors gave him a 23% chance of surviving. Come 2 Mama is a story of rolling the dice and beating the odds, a journey through cancer and depression, miracles and medical misdeeds in our largest public health system, the VA.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography



In addition to bedtime, take advantage of walks, bike rides, and meals alone as
an opportunity to care for your children. Sometimes fathers and mothers need to
get alone one-on-one with kids and ask them, “Is there anything that you would ...

Author: Bill Hybels

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 9780310863410

Category: Religion

Page: 96

View: 357

How do you hand the tough challenges of parenting?Parenting. Nothing gives us more joy—or greater challenges. “How do I balance my work and family time? What’s the best way to handle my teenager's attitude? Can I do a better job of raising my kids?”Parenting helps you and your groups tackle the thorny issues parents face today. Each session covers a topic that's key to effective parenting, from raising well-balanced kids to overcoming the mistakes you make along the way. This practical, hands-on discussion guide helps you create a home where children can thrive. You'll develop confidence and competence in your God-entrusted role as a parent and enjoy watching your kids grow into vibrant, godly adults.Interactions—a powerful and challenging tool for building deep relationships between you and your group members, and you and God. Interactions is far more than another group Bible study. It's a cutting-edge series designed to help small group participants develop into fully devoted followers of Christ.
Categories: Religion

Falcon Fever

Falcon Fever

You could say she was waiting in the wings the entire time I flew Merlin. Before
Jimmie gave Merlin to me, I had spent every weekend that spring riding my bike
far into the hills alone, searching for nests. Sometimes I went to the areas past ...

Author: Tim Gallagher

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0618805753

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 326

View: 716

The author shares his lifelong obsession with falcons, discusses the subculture of individuals involved in falconry, and explores the role of the sport in providing him with emotional solace in response to his turbulent childhood.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

Motorcross and Off Road Motorcycle Performance Handbook

Motorcross and Off Road Motorcycle Performance Handbook

Sometimes the air boots will leak at the bolted flange that fastens the boot to the
air box . ... AND SPROCKET FAQS The condition of the drive train is the one
thing that has a significant effect on both the handling and the engine
performance of a dirt bike . ... I can make the changes I need by the final - drive
sprockets alone ?

Author: Eric Gorr


ISBN: 1610590929

Category: Transportation


View: 307

How to maintain, modify and set-up every component and correct common flaws.
Categories: Transportation

Writing Alone and with Others

Writing Alone and with Others

They didn't hear the echo of the sputtering bike, the echo in the gully, in the
opened jaw of earth before them. And they ... for a fresh idea. When I am alone
and want to be surprised into writing, I sometimes open a novel or a book of
poems at.

Author: Pat Schneider

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199840243

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 416

View: 279

For more than a quarter of a century, Pat Schneider has helped writers find and liberate their true voices. She has taught all kinds--the award winning, the struggling, and those who have been silenced by poverty and hardship. Her innovative methods have worked in classrooms from elementary to graduate level, in jail cells and public housing projects, in convents and seminaries, in youth at-risk programs, and with groups of the terminally ill. Now, in Writing Alone and with Others, Schneider's acclaimed methods are available in a single, well-organized, and highly readable volume. The first part of the book guides the reader through the perils of the solitary writing life: fear, writer's block, and the bad habits of the internal critic. In the second section, Schneider describes the Amherst Writers and Artists workshop method, widely used across the U.S. and abroad. Chapters on fiction and poetry address matters of technique and point to further resources, while more than a hundred writing exercises offer specific ways to jumpstart the blocked and stretch the rut-stuck. Schneider's innovative teaching method will refresh the experienced writer and encourage the beginner. Her book is the essential owner's manual for the writer's voice.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Invisible Fog

The Invisible Fog

At first there were places around the house where I could be totally alone and as I
got a little older there were plenty of woods around ... My wife could never
understand why I would just take off on my bike at times with nowhere in mind to

Author: Richard Lanning

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 9781412064422


Page: 376

View: 458

True stories of how learned behaviors and alcoholism created a life of chaos and emotional turmoil; how I repeatedly set myself up for failure to the point of being homeless.

Who Is My Shelter

Who Is My Shelter

The lakefront was less than a mile away, but I wasn't eager to ride city streets until
I got used to the bike with its zillion possible gears, so Lee put it back on the ... “
Yeah, sometimes I forget to go only as far as a decent halfway point, because you
always have to ride back the same distance! ... Frankly, I'd been grateful for the
single-file bike ride that left me alone with my thoughts and confused emotions.

Author: Neta Jackson

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 9781401685478

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

View: 913

Gabby knows God is the God of second chances. But can she give one to the man who betrayed her? When she was thrown out of the penthouse she shared with her husband and their sons, Gabby didn’t know if she’d ever find a soft place to land. But after seeking refuge at the shelter where she works, extraordinary things happen as she is reintroduced to God. From the ashes of her marriage comes the House of Hope—a safe haven for homeless moms and their children. But now those ashes of her destroyed marriage are being stirred again. When her long-gone husband’s life hits rock bottom, he reappears and asks for one more chance. And Gabby faces what feels like an impossible choice. Take him back. Or keep moving forward without him. Toward someone new who hasn’t betrayed her. Is God redeeming what Gabby thought was gone forever? Or is He leading her down a different path and giving her something—and someone—new?
Categories: Fiction

The Canary List

The Canary List

And that sometimes around certain people, the thundercloud mushroomed out of
control, darker and scarier as she got closer to the person who added to the ... It
would make her so afraid, like the other person knew she could feel the badness
and the person would want to hunt her down. ... But tonight some homeless
people tried chasing me, and now I'm too scared to be alone, so I rode my bike

Author: Sigmund Brouwer

Publisher: WaterBrook

ISBN: 9780307729514

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

View: 464

Protected by the dark of night, Jaimie Piper runs. But is anywhere safe when Evil is hunting you? She’s just a twelve year-old girl, bumped around between foster homes and relegated to school classes for challenged kids, those lagging in their test scores or with behavioral issues. But her real problem is that she can sense something the other kids can’t—something dark. Something compelling her to run for her life. All Crockett Grey wants is to mark the anniversary of his daughter’s death alone. But when his student Jaimie comes to him, terrified, her need for protection collides with his grief, and a tangled web of bizarre events sends them both spiraling toward destruction. Crockett’s one hope of getting his life back is to uncover the mysterious secrets of Jaimie’s past and her strange gift. It isn’t long before his discoveries lead him to a darker conspiracy, secrets guarded by the highest seat of power in the world—the Vatican.
Categories: Fiction

All Alone in the World

All Alone in the World

Candace started running away overnight, sometimes for a couple of days. ... I
would sit in my little safe place and watch my sister and brother in the back of a
police car while they drove up and down the street ... “Did you fall on your bike?

Author: Zoë Wicomb

Publisher: The New Press

ISBN: 9781595585554

Category: Social Science

Page: 303

View: 487

A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year. “An urgent invitation to care for all children as our own.” —Adrian Nicole LeBlanc, author of Random Family In this “moving condemnation of the U.S. penal system and its effect on families”, award-winning journalist Nell Bernstein takes an intimate look at parents and children—over two million of them—torn apart by our current incarceration policy (Parents’ Press). Described as “meticulously reported and sensitively written” by Salon, the book is “brimming with compelling case studies . . . and recommendations for change” (Orlando Sentinel). Our Weekly Los Angeles calls it “a must-read for lawmakers as well as for lawbreakers.” “In terms of elegance, breadth and persuasiveness, All Alone in the World deserves to be placed alongside other classics of the genre such as Jonathan Kozol’s Savage Inequalities, Alex Kotlowitz’s There Are No Children Here and Adrian Nicole LeBlanc’s Random Family. But to praise the book’s considerable literary or sociological merit seems beside the point. This book belongs not only on shelves but also in the hands of judges and lawmakers.” —San Francisco Chronicle “Well researched and smoothly written, Bernstein’s book pumps up awareness of the problems, provides a checklist for what needs to be done and also cites organizations like the Osborne Society that provide parenting and literacy classes, counseling and support. The message is clear: taking family connections into account ‘holds particular promise for restoring a social fabric rent by both crime and punishment.’” —Publishers Weekly, starred review
Categories: Social Science

Bride Island

Bride Island

We had to ask our mothers and draw it and the teacher read it out loud.” “Did you
ask ... But she looks so serious I don't want to disappoint her. I rack my brain ... I
tell her that when I was nine I sometimes rode my bike home from school alone.

Author: Alexandra Enders

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101213421

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 945

Six years ago, Polly Birdswell—drinking and deeply unhappy—made a decision that changed her life forever. Believing she could spare her young daughter a legacy of self-destruction, she left her husband and child and moved north to a coastal town in Maine. There, close to Bride Island, the beloved family retreat she considers her true home, she set about getting sober and remaking her life. Now Polly desperately wants seven-year-old Monroe back and is determined to prove—to herself especially—she’s a stable and loving mother. At the same time, a sudden decision to sell Bride Island unleashes a wave of family greed that endangers the island’s future. As Polly and her siblings try to claim ownership of what they love, they discover some things can never truly be owned, and Polly must again ask herself what she’s willing to relinquish. Beautifully written and emotionally complex, Bride Island is a poignant debut novel about love, motherhood, and the haunting and sometimes conflicting pulls of family and the places that shape us.
Categories: Fiction

Ray of Hope

Ray of Hope

I have always known that I would be protected throughout my life if I would just
listen to whatI call the 'inner voice. ... Then, I felt peaceful and protected, as if I
were not alone, even in the midst of this unfolding physical tragedy. ... The
experience of riding my bike across America has strengthened my connection
with the essence of God in my being, in nature all around me, and in the hearts of
each person I meet ... Sometimes she followed closely behind me to alert trafic to
my presence.

Author: Ray Madaghiele

Publisher: Ray of Hope

ISBN: 9780978709723

Category: Religion

Page: 350

View: 459

Categories: Religion

The William and Mary Girl

The William and Mary Girl

Sometimes I go outside and talk with them—I even get along with the kids, and
that amazes me. He's a ... A young tree stands alone next to the road ... Perhaps I
hoped the tree was there to help me stop; I have no idea how to stop a bicycle.

Author: Diana Strelow

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781469111087

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 385

View: 171

You cant get there from here. Not any more. No road exists today to take you to take anyone anywhere near the place where the awful things happened. The reason no one can go there, though, is that its no longer there -- the ostensibly happy and naive; the joyfully prosperous world that was America in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Id made a life in that world; living in it was for me, for a long time, incredibly good; But one day everything I loved and believed in and counted on became something more horrible, even, than I remembered happening years before; what happened to my life now would take years to overcome. When I was thirteen, my father--- in almost every way an intelligent, kind, sensitive man, found himself gratifying my mothers rage: I had talked back angrily to one or both of them. I was not a beautiful child; I knew that and hated it. And later Id know that Mama wanted no ugly duckling in her life-- I loved Mama, but what she couldnt feel for me was clear. Too often a terrible scene would begin to play itself out; insane, angry violence would again overwhelm me, demolishing everything I was; Id feel it for the rest of the day and the night as well. And as Daddy imparted his rage to me -- to my life itself -- my own anger would rise to meet it; the scenes that took place at our house were terrible. And later, the halting, painful, always slow climb up the stairs to bed was always more of an ordeal than I could bear to face. And I was sure that with every blow my father administered, as he swung again and again at my head,, that my life had already been ruined, that I could never overcome what had been happening. Although for years I hoped I was wrong about that, and I did my best.... and continued to hope.....
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

Untamed Spirit

Untamed Spirit

In 1989, at the age of forty—one I learned how to ride a motorcycle and that was
the beginning of my travels in North ... Up to this point most of my travels were
with other people— sometimes one friend, other times a group of friends, and
many ... Every time I thought seriously about doing it, old anxieties would surface
—I can't do this alone, I don't have enough money, what ifI have trouble with my
bike, I'll ...

Author: Doris Maron

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9781450228510

Category: Motorcycling

Page: 204

View: 327

In the summer of 2001, at fifty-three years old, Doris Maron sold everything she owned, except her motorcycle and a few personal belongings, to live a dream. On August 4 of that year, Maron left Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, on her 750 cc Honda Magna to begin her journey around the world. Over the next two years and eleven months, she traveled across forty-four countries on six continents.
Categories: Motorcycling

The Time Traveler s Wife

The Time Traveler   s Wife

Sometimes I enjoy being alone. Sometimes I walk through the house late at night
and I shiver with the pleasure of not talking, not touching, just walking, or sitting,
or taking a bath. ... Sometimes I get a babysitter and I go to the movies or I ride my
bicycle after dark along the bike path by Montrose beach with no lights; it's like ...

Author: Audrey Niffenegger

Publisher: Zola Books

ISBN: 9781939126016

Category: Fiction

Page: 518

View: 293

Audrey Niffenegger's dazzling debut is the story of Clare, a beautiful, strong-minded art student, and Henry, an adventuresome librarian, who have known each other since Clare was six and Henry was thirty-six, and were married when Clare was twenty-three and Henry thirty-one. Impossible but true, because Henry is one of the first people diagnosed with Chrono-Displacement Disorder: his genetic clock randomly resets and he finds himself misplaced in time, pulled to moments of emotional gravity from his life, past and future. His disappearances are spontaneous and unpredictable, and lend a spectacular urgency to Clare and Henry's unconventional love story. That their attempt to live normal lives together is threatened by something they can neither prevent nor control makes their story intensely moving and entirely unforgettable.
Categories: Fiction

Lycra Lattes and the Long Way Round

Lycra  Lattes and the Long Way Round

mise are just about even. You just need a bit of luck on your side, particularly if
you're somewhere near the Côte d'Azur. ... They sometimes provide a metre-wide
verge and a lovely white line to separate you from the cars and trucks.
Sometimes they don't, ... Alone on the bike, lots of thoughts run through your
head. The 100 ...

Author: Mark Krieger

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781456806231

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 204

View: 857

As I drew closer to the town of Pont-de- Vaux... I found myself thinking of some of the places Id passed through. There were so many tiny hamlets, villages and larger towns, some vibrant and fine-looking, others lifeless, run down and in dire need of repair. Then there were, of course, the countless numbers of French people who had helped me piece together the jigsaw of roads along my way. The places I was riding through werent quite the same, but there was that unmistakable pungent smell of agriculture in the air and the sight of fat cows chomping lazily on mouthfuls of grass. It was vastly different from the Hautes-Alps and the bustling stretch of Mediterranean coast, but full of its own charm and character nonetheless. Beginning with the idea of tackling some of Europes most formidable mountains on his road bike, Mark Krieger, along with his wife Roz, started his journey around France - from the medieval town of Langres - and instantly fell in love with the country. Known for its history, culture, fine cuisine and above all, its cycling, it became the perfect setting for a Tour of a lifetime.
Categories: Sports & Recreation