April 12th, 2011 - 8:14 pm § in Uncategorized

Senior Night at Andy’s Track Meet

I was out a Springbrook today, mid afternoon under blue sky and sun, light wind to my back but that all changed when i got to the track at N’ville Central High School this afternoon around 5:30PM when it got drastically cooler.  My son, Andy, asked me to attend the track meet, not only to [..[...]

April 11th, 2011 - 8:44 pm § in Uncategorized

One Year Ago

Nearly 4 1/2 months since my last post and while there are plenty of good reasons why I took a break from it all, I’ve missed it.  My blogs were a convenient place for me to put down my thoughts and feelings, ideas and the like regarding the life that  I’ve been living since both [...][...]

November 28th, 2010 - 7:02 pm § in Uncategorized

Another Thanksgiving Past

Well, a Sunday eve and just came off the bike in a cold garage….that will probably bring to an end this Thanksgiving weekend, which affected me on a couple fronts.  I was thankful that I could visit with Devyn and Preston Bokos and the multitude of family and friends that gathered at Michelle[...]

November 22nd, 2010 - 9:24 pm § in Uncategorized


It was late last week when i was informed via a text to my phone that the mother of Erin, Gunnar’s wife, had passed away. Erin was also notified and was in PA at the time attending yet another funeral for a fellow fallen soldier from Gunnar’s unit, who recently died in Afghanistan.  I d[...]

November 17th, 2010 - 8:44 pm § in George Thoughts

The Reflection Dinner

Well, its been nearly 2 weeks or so since we made history at Urban Tri Gear in Burr Ridge by setting the new GWR for most time on a spin bike…GWR has sent me the official credential and corresponding letter stating that fact, which I’ll now transport down to Michaels and have framed much[...]

November 6th, 2010 - 10:03 am § in Event Happenings, George Thoughts

Results of Record Ride (Final)

The event ride started at 2pm on Sat, Oct 23, 2010 and concluded at approximately 8:22pm on Monday, Nov 1st.   The ride was held at Urban Tri-Gear in Burr Ridge, IL.  The ride resulted in a new Guinness World Record (GWR) of 222 hours, 22 minutes and 22 seconds, which shattered the previous GWR m[...]