Monthly Archives: November 2009

Success

Is measured by the milliliter.This is good shit, for many reasons:-It tastes really, really good.-It’s 7.5% alkeeehall.-There are 7 hundred and 50 little liters of goodness in that bottle.-It foams prodigiously, and in a delayed fashion, making it easy and … Continue reading

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Quotation for the day

“What a strange thing that which men call pleasure seems to be, and how astonishing the relation it has with what is thought to be its opposite, namely pain! A man cannot have both at the same time. Yet if … Continue reading

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Yellowstone Thanksgiving, Days 2-3

Thanksgiving day was not quite as bluebird as Wednesday, but still pretty good. We headed out to explore the foothills of the Washburn range, the northern edge of the Washburn Bear Management Area which is closed to humans for most … Continue reading

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Yellowstone Thanksgiving, Day 1

Today was a gorgeous, bluebird day. Calm, mid and upper 20s, snow, trees, critters. Very thankful. Nothing more to be said.Those are wolf tracks.Last week I re-modified our classic, 9 year old Black Diamond Zippo pack. The work I did … Continue reading

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Ffooooooooooooodddd!

Gratin on the left, chicken-leek pie on the right. Smells soooo good. Bye.

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Happy birthday

The most consequential book in the history of natural science turns 150 today.Insofar as birthdays are public events. Darwin returned to England in 1836, and sat on his book for quite some time, in no small part because he didn’t … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

Planning is crucial. Here’s ours: -Presuming a key meeting this evening isn’t a disaster, we’ve off to Yellowstone tomorrow thru Friday. -We’re staying in the Absaroka Lodge in Gardiner rather than camping, to facilitate our goals of: relaxing, exploring the … Continue reading

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Training

http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=7760442&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=0&show_portrait=0&color=ffffff&fullscreen=1 Holistically.

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Iowa on the brain

I took some nice relaxing hours yesterday evening shuffling parts and rebuilding bikes for our Trans Iowa rigs. A nice break from writing and group meetings. The devil is in the details.M wanted and got a flat bar and Ergons.I … Continue reading

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New Dawn

It was a very pretty morning at 8500′.But I still can’t get that damn hair (or whatever) out of the lens.I’ve been in a funk for a long time now. It has been occasional, and low level (except when it’s … Continue reading

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