“A lot of people are widely read. Not me. I’m thinly read.” — Eddie Izzard My wife rolls her eyes at me when I say this, but it’s a perfect description of my reading habits. I love literature, but I have never really been a reader. I love audiobooks and tear through many over the - Read More -
October 17, 2009 — Autumn is here in full force in the Twin Cities. Trees are multicolored, and leaves are falling along with the temperature. Evening lows are starting to flirt with freezing. This is my favorite time of year for riding my Vespa. I bought my first scooter in November of 2007, so when - Read More -
October 4, 2009 — Today I went for the best ride I’ve had all season. It wasn’t a long ride, only about an hour. What made it such a great ride was two things: I met someone interesting, and I rediscovered a great stretch of scenic road.
September 26th, 2009 — I love autumn in Minnesota. I started riding scooters in November two years ago and this time of year re-energizes my love for riding. Perfectly on cue, the leaves started changing right on labor day this year and though a lot of green remains, this weekend was the first time the - Read More -
Special thanks to the folks over at Los Vesparados for featuring my Flickr set of their site. Los Vesparados: The Art of the Scooter Ride Log: Los Vesparados
August 23, 2009 — So this morning I had only one thing on my agenda: attend the Wheels of Italy car and bike show over at Lake Calhoun. This seemed a simple enough photo mission and I was already imagining the kinds of groovy Ferrari and Lambo photos I would be posting to Flickr before - Read More -
August 22, 2009 — When I was a teenager, my dad and I did a lot radio controlled airplane building and flying. I haven’t flown in a few years, but I recently discovered some of the local r/c flying community. With gorgeous weather and one long week in my wake, I was up for a - Read More -
August 14, 2009 — For each scooter season here in the Twin Cities, there is one event that defines the year: Rattle My Bones. This year was no exception. The last three years have really — at least in my opinion — been extremely good events. The first year of RMB was also my first - Read More -