Tag: Biking

you can’t help but get on your bike when you live in the Lowlands!!

WRD: Week 18 – Liberation

Tweet While the US is celebrating Cinco de Mayo, here in the Netherlands we have the Dodenherdenking (Remembrance of the Dead) and Bevrijdingsdag (Liberation Day). The Netherlands was under German occupation from 1940 – 1945 and, thanks to the allies – in particular the British, Canadian, Polish and American troops – every year we celebrate…

By Renée 5 May, 2019 29

WRD: Week 17 -Kings & Queens

Tweet Well, really just one King (and one Queen). That is the King of the Netherlands, Willem-Alexander. Every year we celebrate Kings Day (it used to be Queen’s Day until his mum retired) with a “free” market, lots of food and music festivals throughout the cities and villages. King’s day is the actual birthday of…

By Renée 28 April, 2019 11

Weekly Wrap: Week 8 And No Rest

Tweet This week was kind of amazing in the sense that I just didn’t stop.  I mean even when I wanted to or meant to, it just didn’t happen.  And I actually feel ok!  I did sleep in quite a bit Sunday morning and that seemed to make up for the days where I was…

By Renée 24 February, 2019 30

Week 32 – Shake it Out

Tweet   Another week has flown by!  Incredible!  Everyone coming back from vacation and kids are going back to school and I’m like “WHAT? I DIDN’T HAVE A SUMMER HOLIDAY YET!!” Since I want to get this post up while it’s still Monday, you’ll have to forgive me for not doing my weekly stats photo. …

By Renée 13 August, 2018 Off

Week 31 – Hot Herre

Tweet   I know everyone is talking about the weather right now and honestly I’m one of those “it is what it is” kind of people when it comes to weather and… I rarely believe the weather forecast anyway (especially here!).  But seriously?  Enough already.  It’s blazing.  We are not used to this.  As I…

By Renée 6 August, 2018 Off

Week 27 – It’s not like on TV

Tweet Dang it I wish the weeks wouldn’t fly by so quickly! There’s a big lesson I learned this week – all the things you try to do in your own reality, it’s definitely not like on TV. You don’t transform your entire house within a week (or less), you don’t become an amazing athlete…

By Renée 9 July, 2018 Off

Week 26 – Halfway There

Tweet Can you guys believe it?  Half the year is over already! Holy Cannoli!  Here’s how things went down last week: Work It’s been pretty stressful the last few weeks. At least with my colleague back from his vacation it’s been a bit better but not much. And pretty soon my manager will be away…

By Renée 2 July, 2018 Off

Week 25 – Rest, Run, Ride, Repeat

Tweet     I’m going to try linking up with Holly and Wendy again for the Weekly Wrap. Check out their blogs, plus many others and join in the fun in the Fitness Related Posts Link-up! This week has been pretty ok, with the exception of being super busy at work (can’t have everything right?).…

By Renée 24 June, 2018 Off