Saturday Reminders—5/20/17

This weekend is a bit different from all the others as today is the Texas Time Trial Championships. It has been a while since I have actually raced a bike, but around 9:49 Central Time, I will be off on a 25 mile race through the flat countryside just outside of Houston. Per normal, I got all of three hours of sleep last night so I am sure that the race will go swimmingly. Before I get in the car, though, I thought I would leave you a few reminders:

  • Even though the ride to Austin is over, you can still contribute! I originally had hoped to raise $500, but as of this morning, I am hovering just under $1000. If all of you give just a few bucks, it will push me into the four digits! Every dollar counts!

  • The next Monthly Wine Writing Challenge (#MWWC33) is up and running. The deadline for entry is still several weeks away, but it is never too early to get those creative juices flowing. The theme this go around, provided by last month’s winner Wining with Mel, is Once Upon a Time. All the “deets” (Millennial term for “details”) can be found HERE.
  • Last. There is still time to enter the Rodney Strong Master Blender Sweepstakes! You would certainly be remiss if you neglected to do so. The entry form is HERE and my write-up about the Sweepstakes can be found HERE.

Have a Happy Saturday!

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About the drunken cyclist

I have been an occasional cycling tour guide in Europe for the past 20 years, visiting most of the wine regions of France. Through this "job" I developed a love for wine and the stories that often accompany the pulling of a cork. I live in Houston with my lovely wife and two wonderful sons.
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