I like to ride my bike.

Coming to a city near you

Because I don’t like to be gone long enough to let you miss me (it’s only been eight months, right?), I thought I’d let those that care know that I’ll be in Vermtown this weekend.

The Project

The Musical Baton

I’ve been passed the musical baton (from Mike) in what must be the longest musical web relay in recent history. Who knew it would make it from John Hicks to me within the day? I have no idea how many degrees of separation that is.
Total volume of music files on my computer
A pitiful [...]


swanpickles: did you buy anything yet? didja? didja?
xxx: no, i’ve been ‘working’
swanpickles: working with air quotes, huh?
xxx: in this case it means i was actually working
xxx: i had modeling school this afternoon and was working on the website this morning
swanpickles: you’re going to be a model?
swanpickles: sweet
xxx: pays better
swanpickles: true.
swanpickles: although, now you have to [...]

In Which I Shamelessly Admit My Love for The Contender and Seeing People Get the Bejeebies Knocked Out of Them

I normally consider myself above such barbaric tendencies, but I was quite excited when Jesse nearly knocked out and, thus, eliminated Anthony. And when I say excited, I mean jumping-up-and-down-clapping-yelling-at-the-TV excited. Does that make me a bad person? Or does the fact I wanted Anthony to lose because I found it annoying [...]


Living downtown is never what I would call quiet. One of the busiest streets in the city runs on the south of my building. This morning I was rudely awakened at 9:30 by some punks shouting directly below my windows. Then, oddly enough, at 11 a full Algerian shriners parade complete with [...]


To live in a bike friendlier world. To create the greatest collection of fabulous shoes ever assembled. To see a viable third party in US politics. To get local Rio team riders to acknowledge existence on road.

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