I know, another pesky election. They keep coming up one right after another, when will it ever end? No time soon I hope because as most of us north of Bellingham know; things up here in Ferndale are a type of mess that only an election can fix. However, living on the fringe of Ferndale, I can’t vote into…Continue Reading
Building a multi-use trail, especially one that requires dogs to be leashed, right through the middle of an off-leash area is an invitation for unwanted situations, yet that is exactly what was done at the boat launch end of Hovander Homestead Park in Ferndale. And yes this was an off-leash area before the County and City of Ferndale pushed the…Continue Reading
Today, we are polluting our world. Today our climate is changing. Now is not the time to argue and divide humanity. Now is the time to reduce and eliminate pollution. Tomorrow, we can eat healthy foods, drink clean water, and breathe fresh air, while together we ponder if our climate change came courtesy of man, or God.
I considered my ride in the 2018 Mt. Baker Hill Climb an adventure to be endured, not necessarily enjoyed during the adventure, yet another example of a favorite C.S. Lewis quote, Adventures are never fun while you’re having them. Going into the 2019 event with eyes wide open, I’ve been expecting a tough but enjoyable ride, even during the ride. I’d been…Continue Reading
I agree with Elon Musk when he talked about how inspiring it was standing next to the the first Starship Mk1 by SpaceX. He and the people at SpaceX continue to do amazing things everyday. As a kid and due to my first bicycle crash of note, I was I was confined to a hospital bed by traction apparatus where…Continue Reading
Sometimes I reimagine one of the several bikes hanging on my wall and sometimes I actually carry my reimagining on to the reinventing stage. Such is the case with my Kona Dew. Now I’ve put a lot of miles on the Dew, but all of those miles were as a hybrid bike, riding gravel, pavement, dirt, rocks, roots, water, whatever. …Continue Reading