Category Archives: Journal Entries
Here’s another installation of my annual tradition of posting things I would love for Christmas each year. I still don’t have a LEGO Millenium Falcon and I really neeeeeeed one. ketchup squirter mustard squirter a set of whiskey stones or … Continue reading
In January I was convinced by Steve Shaw to sign up for the Pacific Crest Olympic Distance Triathlon on June 24th. This weekend was the event. I finished it (as did Steve), we’re still alive and the 1500m swim / … Continue reading
This last month’s been pretty hectic. I never got around to posting a finished view of the stained glass class piece I was working on so here it is: Not visible in the picture, I cracked one of the clear … Continue reading
Eight weeks from right about now I should have just finished some combination of napping, massive food eating and hot tub relaxing after earlier in the morning on June 24th “competing” in the Pacific Crest Olympic distance triathlon. About fifteen … Continue reading
I’m kind of late putting this out. Yet another year where I don’t really have a lot I need. LEGO Millenium Falcon HUB stainless steel growler Soccer socks (mine seem to disappear) A couple simple, non-electric, analog soil thermometers. I … Continue reading
The son of our rental’s previous tenant recently went missing. As is often the case there was misinformation about the circumstances. Thankfully he is safe. But the news missed a huge opportunity here for positive education. Most of what people … Continue reading
I’d love a framed copy of the drawings included in the filing for US Patent 3,005,282. Simple. Beautiful.
Day 3: 49.37mi 7hrs 7.0mph avg. Nice warm up out of camp to Barlow Pass. Everybody else was complaining but I felt great. Today butt butter was key. Barlow down to Trillium was surprisingly fast and the lake was gorgeous. … Continue reading
Day four and it’s all down hill from here. Literally. Well, maybe. Depends on whether we hit Waucoma Ridge and Post Canyon…if we do that there’ll be some uphill, but the reward will be some additional singletrack. Though that will … Continue reading
We’ve jammed down to Trillium Lake already!