• 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

  • Let America Be America Again

    I find that one of the greatest benefits of education is not that you remember every word or date, but that you can recall concepts and incorporate them into your everyday life.  Such is the case for me on this 4th of July.  My education could have emphasized that the Declaration of Independence was signed on the 2nd of July not the 4th, but how would any of us be served by that trivial fact? Today, I am grateful to…Continue Reading

  • Masks

    Don’t conflate donning a mask for self protection against a virus with donning a simple cloth mask to slow the spread of the virus to others.  They are not the same thing. Mask science is not political science nor social media science.  Mask science is science science, and it’s well established Science. I don’t know anyone who doesn’t want to put this pandemic behind us and begin to reopen our lives and our economy.  However, coronavirus must be addressed first…Continue Reading

  • Road Rash 2020

    Donald Trump won because we wanted someone who was not part of the existing political establishment to get in there and start representing us over political parties. He said he would “drain the swamp” which I, like many others I suspect, took as someone who would work to break up the networks of political corruption that has grown in our nations capital.  I don’t think his chosen party really wanted him, but they saw a win for their party by…Continue Reading