Why Am I Riding My Bike from San Fran to LA?

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What are you doing this summer? I will be riding my bike from San Francisco to Los Angeles. Yes, that’s a very long bike ride. For those of you without a map handy, SF to LA is 545 miles, give or take. 6 hours by car. Several hours by train. And, apparently 7 days by bike, which is a long distance to travel via bicycle… with that hard seat digging against my tail bone. So, why am I doing it? Is it because I like the way I look in bicycle shorts? I don’t. Is it because Google is paying me a million dollars … Read More

Ice Bucket Lotto

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It seems like the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge phenomenon is on the wain, so I feel better about posting my thoughts on it now. I expect that this post is going to piss-off a bunch of my friends and family members who participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge. Maybe they are right to pissed at me. Maybe I just resent the success of this campaign for selfish reasons. Maybe I am a grouch. But I’m going to present my thoughts here, briefly, regardless. Because this is my blog. For starters, I’d like to congratulate the ALS research organizations benefitting from this campaign. I’m not sure which ones (is … Read More