Monthly Archives: April 2014

Little, Big

Back when I was in college, I read a remarkable book called Engine Summer.  I’ll get back to this. This past weekend, on that awful ride about which I’ve written here, I did not have the near-perfect Beast on my … Continue reading

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Cut the Mustard

While I was in graduate school, I got a job working as a research assistant (“RA”) for the American Bar Foundation, the research wing of the American Bar Association.  Both were located in a high-security building to the South of … Continue reading

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In Which I Am a Wuss

This morning was supposed to be fun.  A 40-mile bike ride from West Rock (which denotes one side of New Haven) round about to East Rock (which denotes the other). It was supposed to be fun. The weather did not … Continue reading

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The Rules

Much of your experience in life depends on the rules by which you decide to play it.  For example, you could play by these rules: http://www.velominati.com/the-rules/ But your life will be much more enjoyable if you play by these rules: … Continue reading

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Before there were Brands

I may have written about this before, but there was a time when there weren’t brands.  Well, OK, brands have been around for a while–much longer than me–but there was a time when I was growing up when what something … Continue reading

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What’s it got in its pocketses?

It’s been a while since I’ve done anything along the “almost perfect” sort of line that I used to jump-start myself back into blogging.  So I thought it was time. Those who have been with me from the beginning, or … Continue reading

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When I was in Love

A song came through my head this morning, When I was in Love, by Stephen Bishop.  In case the link dumps you at the start of the video, go to 1:05:50 (yes, it’s a long video, and it’s the last … Continue reading

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