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Am Back
Sunday, May 27, 2012      0 comments

Okay, I am back after being gone a year from this page. I miss the step counter. I do it more when I am doing it online. The surgeon general wrote many books and did many studies on the value of the daily step counter. Ten thousand steps a day... Read more
Sunday, August 21, 2011      1 comments

Next year I am only planting prickly pear and agave cactus in my porch flowerpot cooking garden. This year the global warming heat wave in Texas killed every other living thing. ... Read more
Sunday, August 07, 2011      4 comments

I don't get this angry at cars when I bike around... But I should. Bikes on the roof are just funny. :-) ... Read more
Sunday, August 07, 2011      0 comments

Yea the wars pretty much ended their use. Fun to think of though. "What was the original intent for the 102nd floor of NY City's Empire State Building, which is now used for observation purposes since the original industry failed to *take off*... Read more
Bike Parking
Saturday, August 06, 2011      1 comments

I love this bike joke because it implies many things. If you look closely, it is from the Stanford Daily school. Yes, even Stanford students penny pinch by riding bikes. Yes, even they have bad days and can't remember things well. It's a sm... Read more
Saturday, August 06, 2011      0 comments

Best behavior changes on a cultural basis. "If you were 'minding your Ps and Qs', what would you be doing? Your answer: being on your best behavior The origin of the saying is not certain, but it is English, and possibly comes from eit... Read more
Bike Computer
Friday, August 05, 2011      6 comments

Are Bike Computers a fad or a forever thing? I have been using a new bike computer to log miles, for the past 60 miles. So far it has been pretty fun. ... Read more
Wednesday, July 27, 2011      1 comments

The bike kick continues with a focus on the thrifty aspects of fun with bikes. From the Australian article on electric bikes. It is based in Australia, but many of the ideas are true for the U.S. as well. "The top 10 reasons to buy an electric ... Read more
Saturday, July 16, 2011      2 comments

Bonnie and Clyde were famous not just for their bank robberies in a rough economic times, but also for kidnapping and holding wealthy people's relatives hostage. There were no government food stamps or social services at the start of the Great D... Read more
Thursday, July 14, 2011      2 comments

I did not know that Pythagoras was a teacher of Plato. A teacher in my religious studies classes at Catholic school used to love to talk about Plato. Plato was a famous firm believer in the city of Atlantis and wrote about it in many of his ... Read more
Friday, July 08, 2011      1 comments

I took and passed a psychology, and English class in night school last semester. In psychology, we talked about the hippocampus part of the brain. It also uses endorphins to regulate pleasure and pain. You feel more pleasure longer in life if... Read more
Friday, July 08, 2011      0 comments

Gandhi often has disdain for modern economics. Gandhi, steadfast and determined, once described how the world receives a new idea. He said "first they ignore you, then th... Read more
Tuesday, July 05, 2011      0 comments

I am going to repost my Amazon.com Review of Currie Electric E Bikes because I so love them. $290 Amazon.com "Review of Currie Electric Kit" "The Currie Electric Kit works great!!! I used to love to bike around cities in Louisiana. The sw... Read more
Sunday, July 03, 2011      2 comments

This is the time of year I start to plan my Halloween visit to New Orleans, where I went to school for four years in the 1990s. I was glad to see something remind me of New Orleans in the cooking section. "Cajun Shrimp Submitted by: KNOV... Read more
Friday, July 01, 2011      0 comments

They say early explorers mistook manatees for mermaids. Their unearthly mammal looking skin, and person sized bodies, looked human in muddy waters. That is why in the latest Pirates of the Caribbean movie mermaids are the neighbors of the Fount... Read more

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