Back in high school, I was lucky enough to have friends who had much better taste in music than I. The Sex Pistols, Propagandhi, The Clash, [old school] Rancid. I would like to say that we exchanged CDs, but in reality, I was exclusively borrowing. The music and [life]style came at a point when, much [...]
Entries from April 28th, 2011
April 28th, 2011 · 5 Comments · life, style
April 25th, 2011 · 4 Comments · road rides
To my best friend [and her wedding in September], I know I said that I would use sun block every time I rode, but I may have forgotten yesterday. But if it makes you feel any better, a giant fly flew into my eyeball at approximately 16.7mph. Well, flew into and bounced off of. It [...]
April 21st, 2011 · 2 Comments · life, things in print
It was like any other Friday morning: I was up too early but still hustling to get out the door. It looked chilly out so I went back into my bedroom to grab a sweatshirt when something hit my foot. And there it was. A dead mouse. I’m not talking about those tiny rodents that [...]
April 18th, 2011 · No Comments · bike shops, hanging out, life
Found part of a note on the way back from a ride… Visited Superb for some repairs… And made a new friend, Milo [Christian's adorable American Pit].
Not much of a shopper in recent years [the bike thing usually keeps the bank account reasonably depleted], temperatures in the 60s greeted me the other day as I stepped out in black jeans and sneakers. I knew this whole spring thing was coming around, but I had assumed I’d have a few more weeks [...]
April 11th, 2011 · No Comments · food
From a few weeks ago when I was still wearing a thick jacket… These are awesome.
Therapy, counseling, treatment. Call it what you will, as the basic idea stays the same: an admission that somewhere along the way, something ceased working properly, placing you in a chair or couch, pouring out emotions you usually wouldn’t in front of a stranger. Though not yet fortunate enough to be able to afford the [...]
Sent a few days ago from Josh, this [especially the part at 0:48] has kept me riding on [what is for me] windy days: [Note: the music is an acquired taste. You might want to mute your computer if you're in a public place.]