2014 Vacation Report (Vol 1) – A cruise around Coronado

We recently returned from a vacation stay at Coronado, California (with an extended stopover at Las Vegas, but that’s another story for another time). This was our fourth visit to Coronado, and we seem to be getting better with practice. We stayed at the 1906 Lodge, a 17-room bed-and-breakfast named not for its address (which… Continue reading 2014 Vacation Report (Vol 1) – A cruise around Coronado

Shoe Blues

I put on my cycling shoes yesterday and, boy, was I surprised to look down and see this: Shocking, right? They just don’t make shoes like they used to. Where’s the pride of craftsmanship, the burning desire to create goods that stand the test of time? I mean, if a pair of cycling shoes will… Continue reading Shoe Blues

Recumbent Bicycles for Sale!

[Updated 8/16/13] It’s with greatly mixed emotions that I announce a clearance sale on the inventory of recumbent bicycles now inhabiting our garage. None of these bikes have been ridden in more than a year (and a couple of them have sat idle for about two years), and there’s no point other than maudlin sentimentality… Continue reading Recumbent Bicycles for Sale!

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It’s a Tempestuous Day in the Neighborhood…

Smug /smÉ™g/ adj. – Having or showing an excessive pride in oneself or one’s achievements. e.g. We were smug in the knowledge that we’d accurately gauged that very narrow window between “too cold” and “too windy” and had shoved our bike through it to get in a very pleasant twenty-mile ride. As I type this,… Continue reading It’s a Tempestuous Day in the Neighborhood…

Two Things: Venom / Dogma

We’re deep into the Christmas shopping season and some of you have been asking for gift hints. This post is for you. And by “you,” I mean, of course, Warren Buffet or The Sultan of Brunei. Hennessey Venom GT Forget 0-60. That’s soooo 1960s. Forget 0-100. That’s for wannabes. The new gold standard for vehicular… Continue reading Two Things: Venom / Dogma

Two Things

This is the first in what I hope will be a periodic – if not regular – series in which I share, well, two things. Each pair may or may not have some relationship to each other; it’s possible that the only thing they have in common is that they happened to catch my eye… Continue reading Two Things