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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…

Plum Jerkum

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

Unshoveled

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

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…

Rebuilding NOLA

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

On the Banning of the Stick

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

Farmhouse Cheddar

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

Nutty Norman

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

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…

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…

Bike Touring: Packing List

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