Category: Recreation and Hobbies

Nov 21

20151121 – Longest Bike Ride So Far

Jumped on my bicycle today and decided to ride at least 20 miles to see if I could make. Felt very good but I should have worn full finger gloves instead of half finger since it was about 50 degrees outside and my hands got pretty cold. Also need to find some different shoes to …

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Nov 16

Lunchtime Ride for 20151116

My lunchtime ride for today was much less eventful than my morning ride to work. No wipe outs! I stopped at Penny Markt to pick up three garden salads to go but on my way to the check out register I realized I did not bring any money with me. This kinda irked me because …

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Nov 16

First bicycle accident!

Well I had my first bicycle accident in about 35 years this morning! It happened very fast and I know exctly what caused it….my own carelessness.   I was about one mile from work when I decided I need to check on my saddlebags.  Looked down to the right to check the right one out …

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Jun 28

Bert’s Hydroponic Garden Update 27 JUNE 2015

Time for the weekly update for my hydroponic vegetable garden. This week we were able to eat two of the zucchinis and there are four more growing at this time! The tomatoes are doing very well and soon we will have a lot of cherry tomatoes to eat. All of the tomatoes are at the …

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Jun 21

Stuff In My Yard – 21 June 2015

A few photos from my yard. Enjoy!  

Jun 21

Bert’s Hydroponic Garden Update 21 June 2015

Once again it is time for a video update of my hydroponic garden.  This week we picked two of the zucchinis and will be eating them soon!  The red bell peppers are starting to bloom so we will soon have some of them growing also.  Tomatoes are still going strong and two of the have …

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Jun 14

Bert’s Hydroponic Garden Update 12 June 2015

This week my hydroponic garden has really taken off and I am amazed by progress.  Zucchinis are coming in, green beans, and I can not even begin to count all the tomatoes.  One of the tomato plants is all the way to the top of the tent and a second on will reach it this …

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Jun 07

How I Mix the Nutrients For My Hydroponic Garden

  Just like regular soil gardening a hydroponic garden also needs fertilizer and therefore it is important to mix it properly before adding it to your reservoir. The fertilizer is a mixture or calcium nitrate, magnesium sulfate, and phosphate.  You can buy these items separately and create your own mix, which is probably smart to …

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Jun 07

Brutal Motorcycle Crash Compilation

I am a motorcyclist and have to admit that sometimes I ride close to the edge but I always keep in mind that I am not as well protected as those driving cages (cars and trucks). It is NO FUN to wreck on your motorcycle! This video is amazing. Many motorcyclist like to blame cars …

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Jun 06

Bert’s Hydroponic Garden Update – 6 JUNE 2015

Time for the update of my hydroponic garden! All I can say is WOW!! The zucchinis are really starting to grow.  I have two so far and the way they are going they should be ready to harvest in a week or two. I don’t even know how to describe what is happening with the …

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