Can Portland style bike fun culture take hold elsewhere?

The poster I drew for Pedalpalooza 2006. This was the third PP poster I made. Recently Filmed By Bike founder Ayleen Crotty created a compilation zine about Portland's bike culture. This was in honor of twenty years of the event. She asked me to contribute, and I obliged, contributing a page about my interaction with... Continue Reading →

Exhaustion and frustration

A lovely view (at Open Meadow). 1 July 2022. Ricohflex Dia/Ilford XP2+ I just finished a week where I led three different bicycle rides. Three! They weren't all back-to-back, but there was only one "off" day separating the rides. (Ride-Off-Ride-Off-Ride) And I don't know why I decided to do it this way. Was it because... Continue Reading →

Another tablet enters the mix

Jasmine blossoms, 17 June 2022. Minolta XD-5, Minolta MD 50mm f/1.7 lens, Lomography 800 film I’ve had a weird relationship with technology, especially when it comes to computers. I was an early adapter only once, when my dad bought me an Apple IIc for Christmas 1984. 1 I avoided getting an email address until 2000,... Continue Reading →

Twenty-five years of Ten Foot Rule

Ten Foot Rule comics, 1997-2000 I don't remember the exact date, but I do know this: In July of 1997, I took a collection of comics that I made, went down to the local Staples, and printed my very first mini-comic (or comic-zine), TEN FOOT RULE #1. It was a pretty humble start, just twelve... Continue Reading →

Bay Area Trip Reflections

I think the location is pretty obvious to most people who live on Earth. (Extraterrestrials: Please contact me for deets.) 19 June 2022. Olympus XA2/Fuji Color 200 Emee and I got back from almost a week in the San Francisco Bay Area, from Saturday night, June 18th, until Friday June 24th. This was the first... Continue Reading →

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