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The Shocking Truth

I have always believed that seeing things is important.  Here’s a photo of my bike from 1980+/-: See that white thing on the handlebars?  That’s a gen-u-ine bicycle headlight, vintage late ’70s, run off of two C-batteries, contained in the … Continue reading

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Death of a Helmet Nazi

For many years, I have been a member of the Helmet Nazi Party. Which is to say, I have suggested to people in fairly uncertain terms that they ought to be wearing a helmet when they ride.  I have muttered … Continue reading

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The Speed of Sound on a Wet Morning in Connecticut

Yesterday, I was going to write about the speed of sound but got distracted, so today I return to my regularly scheduled blogging.  What’s that thing in the photo above? Macro level:  It’s a view of a rainy plaza and … Continue reading

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