Other fun things

The Crying Game: A Bentley’s Trip Report

As a caving trip leader, there are several things one works diligently to avoid. Some caves are notoriously…

On the Banning of the Stick

Shockingly, voters in the town of N. recently approved a ballot measure to ban children under the age…

A proven method to reduce pedestrian dysperspicacis

You are likely aware written rules exist to govern what a driver, bicyclists and pedestrians should do. There are…

Nutty Norman

In June, the LaGrange Art Museum (LaGrange, GA) launched an exhibit to showcase Norman Rockwell’s correspondence and photographs…

Plum Jerkum

With batches of hard apple cider and pear cider fermenting upstairs, I wondered: what else might ferment into…

Rebuilding NOLA

In August and September 2006, I traveled to New Orleans, LA to photograph and document the post-Katrina reconstruction….

Unshoveled

Blast the imperiousness of Nature: her rains that drench, snows that blanket and winds that harry! One could…

A Word on Reimagining

Ah, yes! Reimagine. On my walk home, advertisers prod me to reimagine yoga, reimagine Colony Square and reimagine tacos. Perhaps I’m daft…

Farmhouse Cheddar

This weekend, we continued our cheese-making tradition by creating our first hard cheese: a farmhouse cheddar. Hard cheese…

Boston to New York City by Bike – Routing information

This is a brief post to summarize the details of an August 2012 ride from Boston to New…

Bike Touring: Packing List

This year, we biked Vermont’s northern half. Ramon’s route started near Rutland, followed the valley northward through to…