I’ve never been that into new year’s resolutions. I’m constantly setting personal goals for myself as it is (whether I meet those goals is another story) so setting grandiose plans into motion on January 1st always seems contrived. Being in a new city with a new journalism job in the midst of a new chapter [...]
Posts from ‘December, 2009’
I’ve got some new things going for me as a writer that are worth mentioning. First, an article I wrote for Cyclocross Magazine is coming out in issue 8 which should be hitting the stands soon. The article profiles transgender, professional cyclocross racer Molly Cameron. The short version is that Molly is physically male, but [...]
With the end of my crappy temp office job last week I’ve been left with a fair bit of free time on my hands. This past Friday I decided to ride down to the Columbia City neighborhood and check out Bike Works. Bike Works is a 12 or 13 year old nonprofit bike coop in [...]
I’m working on a new post for tomorrow. In the mean time check out former Disney Imagineer/special effects designer Ric Turner’s take on Christmas lights. He programmed the lights (all 21,000+ of them) to work in sync with a Guitar Hero guitar playing Eric Johnson’s Cliffs of Dover. Truly the spirit of Christmas.
A month and a half ago, several friends and I went to a pub in Ravenna called Pies and Pints. As its name implies, the pub specializes in savory pies and beer. With prices around $9+ per personal-sized pie it seemed a little pricey, but the thought of sharing buttery, flaky pot pies and dark [...]