Stranger In a Strange Land? Some Musings on Revisiting the Coaster Brake

As mentioned earlier, I am in temporary guardianship of a small lot of vintage bicycles, of various styles and stages of decrepitude . While the majority of the bikes are English 3-speeds, hiding among them was this classic Dutch omafiets . Source: Stranger In a Strange Land? Some Musings on Revisiting the Coaster Brake —-…

Maple New York Sour

For my first year after college, I worked at a cozy college bar in Norman, Oklahoma. The inside featured wood paneling, brass accents on the bar and over 32 beers on tap. We were open 365 days a year. Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas night were our busiest evenings every year. Source: Maple New York…

Are You An Advocate or a Shit Stirrer?

There is enough fear, hate, and divisiveness around us today. We don’t need to be creating more. What we need is more encouragement, love, and cooperation. I don’t like bullies and if the only way you can advocate for something is by scaring, belittling, and bullying other people you are not my kind of advocate…you are a shit!