• On Memes

    There is usually more to any situation Things are always more complicated than a meme It’s never a mistake to lead with compassion Remember first that we are all children of God

  • Can’t Help Myself

    When I see bikes like this for sale I really can’t help myself.  I think that the affliction is a combination of factors, in this case the bike: is from my era, is all stock, is $50, and in my opinion needs to be saved from the dump?   To be clear, that list was likely all rationalizations.  Rationalization or not, this completely stock 1987 Schwinn Sierra was billed as a cute, sturdy bike that want’s some TLC and for…Continue Reading

  • Winter Riding Tip

    Many of my ride posts attest to the fact that I ride year round.  You know rain, snow, dark of night, like the postal service only I do it for recreation.  I’ve pushed my bike up the last snowy bit on Galbraith many a time and even carried my bike over parts of Wickersham in the snow.  This year though I am trying a little different take on winter riding; winter riding in Baja.  My wife and I packed up…Continue Reading

  • Remember When

    Remember when the soft drink industry spent millions of dollars to get us to vote down a soda tax?  I commented on it in an election related post, but the gist of it was that communities wanted the option of using taxes/fees as a means of protecting the health of their people by reducing the consumption of sugary drinks in their community.  This led to soft drink companies mega funding a campaign for an initiative to ban such soda taxes.  I-1634…Continue Reading