Newport & M-14

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The “horse” I fell off a couple weeks ago. [photo] Rode it to Maple Road and back. Yes, I was nervous.

Not all Newport hazards are man-made: nearly kissed a deer who stepped out from behind a bush 10 feet in front, and then retreated, all before I could react. Still, good to see signs of repairs soon to come to some of the decayed road surface.

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  1. By Lynns
    June 24, 2014 at 4:05 pm | permalink

    John, I don’t get it where is the ‘horse’ in the picture? Tell me next Sunday.

  2. By Eric Boyd
    June 25, 2014 at 10:02 am | permalink

    “Get back on the horse you fell off of” is an idiom referring to trying something again (e.g. riding a bike) after failing (e.g. falling off a bike). Presumably, the “horse” in this photo is the fact that it was taken while astride a bicycle on the same stretch of road that previously felled the original poster.

    I can certain sympathize with how hard this can be, as I now shudder every time I ride across the Allen Creek train tracks and have a stiff shoulder every morning to remind me when I wake.