Yesterday I read an article that told me red meat is carcinogenic, then I read a critique of that same article no more than two hours later in response. I have been told that the paleo diet is good, then I was told it was bad. Mind you both sides cited experts that may or... Continue Reading →
I know that I told this story as part of a larger story a few months back, but I thought it needed its own spot on my page. Sometimes a story stands on its own. I have lived in the Pacific Northwest and the Midwest for a total of about 15 years of my life... Continue Reading →
I am not sure why they call camping in tents a retreat. I love the outdoors, but I sleep on memory foam for 98% of my life. So when I go camping, and sleep on a backpacking pad, I find myself lying awake at 3 o'clock in the morning contemplating which hurts worse, my hips... Continue Reading →
Five years ago I was caught staring at someone, and helped my wife get through a very painful experience. How's that for an opening sentence? One of my families favorite places to eat is "Seabeck Pizza", they have great pizza, a good beer selection, and huge buffalo wings. One night as we were eating pizza... Continue Reading →
I think I might have to make this my title page video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tqDwER9QQwQ
Some of the stories that I tell here on this blog page are stories that I have told and retold over the years. The stories may be less true than they once were because as I get older the need to make myself into the hero seems more important to me. The backlash effect of... Continue Reading →
As I stood in the cavern that had been created just that day, I did not realize just how dumb it was to be standing there or how awesome it truly was.
As my son stood at the patio door the week before thanksgiving his face glowed. This glow was not the glow of a child that was proud or happy like in the phrase "he glowed with pride".
I took my front fork in to the bike shop yesterday in order to have some routine maintenance done on it. By routine I mean that I have neglected to ever do any maintenance on it. I grew up on a fully rigid Shogun "Prairie Breaker II" so when I first got suspension I guess... Continue Reading →