Ride Report: Palm Tree Ride 2022

Since leading my first ride after the year-plus COVID-induced "pause", my Sunset/Moonrise Ride, in June 2021, I hoped that I'd be leading at least a ride a month. The rest of summer into October looked good. But the rest of 2021 was a drought of rides. Oh, I had planned a few, but I cancelled... Continue Reading →

Night biking deserves a quiet song: A photo report of my first two Midnite Bicycle League 2022 rides

Belmont Library, 18 Jan 2022. Camera: Minolta SR-T 101 Lens: MC Rokkor PG 50mm f/1.4Film: Cinestill 800T We're more than half-way through this year's Midnite Bicycle League Challenge. Ninety people have signed up so far. I haven't received my first completed journal, though I know at least one is on the way. And I've seen... Continue Reading →

Fifteen years of diary comix

I seem to mark a lot of milestones in my life here on this blog. I do it because it's a mix of nostalgia and a reminder of where I've come from and where I'm still heading. Some anniversaries loom large in my head, while others I don't notice until I'm like "Oh yeah, it... Continue Reading →

Personalizing the Brompton

It's been three months since Emee and I have gotten our Bromptons. We bought them from REI, since no one else seemed to have them when we were looking (at least not at an affordable price.) I'm really thankful that REI had them (hello, dividend!) but they only carry bare-bones versions, and only in black.... Continue Reading →

Shake-ups in my art kit

Another addition to the kit are these Papelote elastic pen holders that go around a sketchbook. So convenient! For many a decade, I've been pretty boring when it comes to art supplies. In the latter part of high school, I discovered disposable felt-tip pigment pens. Micron is the most prominent make of them, but I've... Continue Reading →

A new shop, and a coupon

Tanner Springs Park, Portland. 31 Dec 2021. Camera: Minolta SR-T 101. Lens: MC Rokkor PG 50mm f/1.4 Film: Fuji Superia 400. Starting now, you’ll find all my goods on my Big Cartel site. To celebrate, I’m offering a one-week sale on everything. Yes, everything! From now until Sunday, January 23rd, use the code 15OFFJAN22 to get 15% off your entire... Continue Reading →

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