Kendo gear drying rack

Kendo is a sweaty activity and the cotton that kendo-gu and kendo-gi are made of absorbs a lot of sweat. It has to dry somewhere. For the longest time I’ve just used a broomstick and a jury-rigged hanging mechanism for the gi, and a trouser hanger for my hakama. My...

Adventures in bike repair

One was my dad’s old Giant Yukon that got ridden by him a handful of times before it went to my sibling and was left in the weather for a few years. The gear shifter cables had busted out of their casings and the drive train had never been overhauled....


Ladies and Gentlemen, Do you like movies? I do. If you do, can I assume that you’ve seen at least one movie that has moved you or entertained you beyond anything you’d ever imagined before. You have haven’t you? Next time that happens, I implore you to sit and watch...

2013 Around the Bay

I would have live tracked my ride on the day with Runkeeper, but GPS eats my phone’s battery. So I had to record it after the fact. but in lieu of that I used twitter to keep family updated on my progress — they wanted to be at the finish,...


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