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Bike Poetry, March

It’s not the crack of dawn, but it’s early. That time of day when you see more buses than cars. My wheels hum along the smooth pavement on Whitney, still dirty from the winter but so much smoother than last … Continue reading

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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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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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I think you ought to know I’m feeling very depressed.

“I think you ought to know I’m feeling very depressed” –Marvin, the Paranoid Android (The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy)   Yeah, it’s going to be one of those days/weeks/weekends.  Since Sunday I have had only one day on the … Continue reading

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The Post Christmas Blahs

OK, one more word about Christmas, and it’s a good one.  Look here and read the story that goes with the picture. ——- OK.  Today I’m feeling a little down.  Not sure it’s down so much as it’s just blah.  … Continue reading

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What If? A Response and Another Response.

A few days ago, I posted a thought experiment, suggesting that maybe some things could change.  My son sent an email in response, and I responded to his email.  The entire exchange is reproduced below, with my response to his … Continue reading

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What If? Some Poorly-Linked Thoughts on Utopia

Everybody needs some power I’m toldTo shield them from the darkness and the coldSome may see a way to take control when it’s bought and sold. From “Power,” Musicians United for Safe Energy (MUSE), 1979 Yesterday was trash day in … Continue reading

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