Bike, covid, garden, health, stress

Gardening in a Pandemic

My life motto: “What the heck, give it a try, the situation already sucks and you’ve got everything to gain.” It seems with the current state of affairs worldwide Anyone Can Bike has temporarily morphed into Anyone Can Garden A few days after I planted this little pepper plant, I accidentally broke him in half.… Continue reading Gardening in a Pandemic

Bike, cochlear, health, hearing, humor, stress

Today it’s Anyone Can Hear

I’ve had 13 months of learning to hear again. My deafened world has left and it’s so amazing to hear even simple sounds. It’s been a long time since I’ve had a WOW, moment with my Cochlear Implant. After all I’ve had it 13 months now. Just today, I can say WOW again.Driving home in… Continue reading Today it’s Anyone Can Hear

Bike, cochlear, health, hearing, humor, recumbent, stress, Trike

I’m getting a Cochlear Implant “I Can Hear You Now”. Part 1

This isn't about biking, but it is a journey and an adventure. I like adventures! So far it’s more like a rollercoaster ride. Two decades ago just 3 months after having baby #2, I stood up and a major bout of vertigo hit me hard. I dropped to the floor. I was holding my three… Continue reading I’m getting a Cochlear Implant “I Can Hear You Now”. Part 1

Bike, humor, recumbent, Trike

Inspirational journey of a lifetime

By: John Simpson Posted: 11/8/2018 3:00 AM Brandonites John Simpson and Laurel McLaughlin are pictured at the end of their journey, in Halifax earlier this year. In 1999, my wife Laurel McLaughlin and I crossed an item off of our shared bucket list. We pedalled our mountain bikes 8,045 kms from Vancouver, B.C. to St. John’s,… Continue reading Inspirational journey of a lifetime

Bike, recumbent, Trike

Overcoming Doubt and Fear

I didn't arrive in a chearleading outfit, but I definately was out to support Jeff and John who were just setting out on their Transcontinental bike ride. We some how managed to link up and find each other on Instagram. John is from Oregon and just 6 weeks ago, attemped to complete his second adventure… Continue reading Overcoming Doubt and Fear