Saw this on Facebook and had to repost here. This is the original but is only available to subscribers. Irish Times April 25, 2020 By Fintan O’Toole THE WORLD HAS LOVED, HATED AND ENVIED THE U.S. NOW, FOR THE FIRST TIME, WE PITY IT Over more than two centuries, the United States has stirred a […]Read more "The sad truth about the US"
My 2020 New Year’s resolution is to learn as much as I can about the climate crisis, to help my family get to a net-zero carbon footprint, and to share my journey with friends. This is the first of many posts about my family’s journey to carbon net-zero and is about what I learned measuring […]Read more "Measuring Our Family’s Carbon Footprint"
This was originally posted on the Taco Time NW Cycling Team website. Cyclocross Nationals was held in Steilacoom, WA this year, just 1 hour south of Seattle. The first time since 1996 that Natz was held in Washington offered Seattle area bike racers a chance to race at one of the best venues against the […]Read more "Racing at the 2019 Cyclocross US Championships"
You can help influence smarter gun regulations by boycotting Bell, Giro, Camelbak and Blackburn. Here’s how… The Parkland shooting has brought to the forefront how little we’ve done as a country to stop mass shootings and reduce gun deaths. Common sense gun laws could reduce gun deaths in the US while still allowing hunters & […]Read more "Cyclists & Outdoor enthusiasts: Want smarter gun regulations? …boycott Bell, Giro, Camelbak & Blackburn"
Our Comcast bill at $215/month was a constant thorn in my side. At nearly $2,500 a year what were we really getting? Of the 1,923,452 channels that we had access to with Comcast we used about 5. We were constantly having to purchase movies either through Xfinity (because the $2,500 a year we were paying […]Read more "Cutting the Cord"
Now that we all carry smartphones 24/7 loaded with apps, some things in life have become simpler, others better. Here are some of my favorites apps, technologies and how I use them: Depositing checks from home. This has got to be one of the most amazing things ever. Take a picture of a check and whamo, its in […]Read more "My 10 favorite life hacks"
After years of neglect and 6 months of this blog being offline, I’m going to start blogging again. It’s actually sad to read the string of spammy posts that have accumulated here over the last 4 years. Well, I’m going to change that. I’ve got a snazzy new mobile friendly theme and am ready to […]Read more "Welcome back"