About Steve

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Steve has written 91 articles so far, you can find them below.

Sarah and Otavio’s Visit

Lots of pictures from Sarah and Otavio's visit.   Check out the seagull taking bread from Otavio's hand. Otavio took the picture, thus the slant from down nearer the ground.

Trying to Reason With Hurricane Season

Yes, I'm channeling Jimmy Buffett again. For about three days now I've been checking the computer every few hours to see what Hurricane Irene is up to. For a day or two it looked like we were dead center to have the eye pass right over us. Fortunately for us, the latest track has it […]

My Exercise for the Day

Yesterday started out with a fairly brisk thirty-five mile bike ride. It was an out and back, with a bathroom/refueling break at the turn. I rode the first 17-miles with two pretty strong riders. When one of them was pulling at the front we clipped along at 23-25 mph. When I took my turns at […]

20th Annual Jenny Kuzma Memorial Bergen 5K

It takes almost as long to say the name of this race as it did for many of the runners to finish. Bergen is a small village/town southwest of Rochester, NY with a population of about 5,000 people. Somehow this small town manages to put on a race each year that is a throwback to […]

Watching the Pine Needles Fall

The picture is the view from my rocking chair on the front porch. As you can see, there are lots of pine trees. I've developed a new favorite pastime, one that's very relaxing and great for meditating. I sit in the rocking chair and watch for pine needles to fall from the trees. Sometimes a […]

Updates and Technology

Just in case you were wondering – I still haven't run. The plantar fasciits seems to be a little better. Most of the time now I can walk without a limp. This week has been a little down on the biking mileage, but up on the quality of a couple of the rides. We did […]

Making the Best Out of It

Instead of feeling sorry for myself (I'm doing some of that anyway) I've decided to make the best out of the plantar fasciitis situation that I can. My bike is getting a great workout. I've ridden over 120 miles in the last four days. The best part is, some of the rides have included some […]

Support a John Jay Alumnus

Former John Jay track and cross country runner, Eric Schwark, and his wife, Dana will be running the Marine Corps Marathon this fall. Because of recent events in their lives they have joined the Leukemia and Lymphoma Team in Training Program to help in the fight against cancer. To read about why they are doing […]