Jason Chaffetz scares the crap out of me, but …

… I think he’s doing the right thing, here: Chaffetz won’t earmark road funds, gives state cash – Salt Lake Tribune Washington » Rep. Jason Chaffetz plans to punt about $15 million to the Utah Department of Transportation instead of earmarking it himself, saying merit — not politics — should determine what roads get built […]

Video Poetry (Mad Edition)

Continuing a tradition wherein the cover version of a song is more powerful than the original … or at least different enough that it stands on it’s own as a new work. GARY JULES/MICHAEL ANDREWS – MAD WORLD All around me are familiar faces Worn-out places, worn-out faces Bright and early for the daily races […]

Belgian Ink

Is a 43 year old man too old to be considering getting a tattoo (or in my case, another tattoo)? About 13 years ago or so, I got my first ink … an abstract of a cyclist on my right leg, just above the ankle. It’s an abstract of a cyclist, leaning hard into a […]

Drool-worthy reading

Drool-worthy porn, currently available from Amazon.com: Custom Bicycles: A Passionate Pursuit    by Christine Elliott & David Jablonka Cycling has never lost its appeal. Alongside mass-produced models, the craftsmanship of handmade bespoke bicycle makers has emerged to satisfy the passion of people who ride bikes as a means of daily transport, as a sport and for […]