Getting used to summer biking again

The weather has gotten very summery this week. We are not completely "out of the woods" as it comes to rain, as the forecast for Saturday and Sunday promises wetness. But the dry season will start soon, and we'll see highs from the 70s to 90s F and little in the way of precipitation until... Continue Reading →

Refining the Workflow: My Film Photography Journey

Studebaker Wagonaire (with bonus tree inside). North Tabor, 11 May 2020. Camera: Olympus XA2. Film: Kodak Gold 200 It's been just about five months since I got my first film camera in at least fifteen years. Since then, I've taken a lot of pictures across four different cameras. As of now, I've shot about 42... Continue Reading →

Items for Sale: Shirts, Notebooks, Pen

Hello, friends! The endless purging of unused items continues. This time it's a grab bag of clothing and stationery. All prices are USD, and do not include shipping. Shipping will be anywhere between $1 to $8 USD, depending on what and how much you get. Payment via PayPal. Interested? Drop me a line at Continue Reading →

Not the Lake Pepin Three Speed Tour: Our ride, 17 May 2020

Society Of Three Speeds

Due to the current pandemic, the Lake Pepin Three Speed Ride scheduled for the past weekend did not happen. But Jon, the (shirt-tail) organizer, told people that they should do their own Three Speed Ride over the weekend. It could be around Lake Pepin or wherever people lived. It could be one day, it could be both days. Emee and I were determined to do something here in Portland.

The weather forecast for the weekend was iffy: a chance of rain and possible thunderstorms both days. It was looking like Sunday would be the better of the two days, so that’s what we decided on. After a late and leisurely brunch, we left the house Sunday afternoon (Sunday May 17), aiming for Luuwit View Park for a picnic/tea stop, then see what else we wanted to do.

The ride to Luuwit View was good. The weather was partly cloudy with…

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