Archive for May, 2008

Tips For Biking

Sunday, May 25th, 2008

Some things I’ve learned recently that I thought I would pass on: Wear sunscreen, especially on sunny days. Zip shut the accessory bag on your seat to prevent losing your credit card, driver’s license, and twenty bucks that were previously in seat bag before it was opened to retrieve cell phone to look up a [...]

Sun, bikes, and Copper River

Saturday, May 17th, 2008

It’s been a great Saturday, even if Pete tried to kill me today. Well, that’s not entirely fair, or even fair at all. My misery was self-induced. Sunshine has returned to Seattle – it was about 85° F today, so I biked to work on Thursday and Friday, and decided to go for a longer [...]


Tuesday, May 13th, 2008

After a few weeks of debate, discussion, Lonely Planet East Africa reading, internet research, calls to a travel agent in London, and financial soul-searching, we pulled the trigger and booked the Tanzania honeymoon. I finally locked down flights over the weekend and confirmed the safari details yesterday. Woohoo! Rob at Africa Travel Resource has been [...]


Sunday, May 11th, 2008

I’m a little behind on things. In lieu of an actual post or update, which I’ve been meaning to do, I’ll substitute an answer to my high school teacher’s weekly Saturday Night Survey (which I described earlier). Question: In the last nine months what is the most important thing you have learned? My Answer: I’ve [...]

El Cuatro de Snowboarding

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

Sunday, with sunny weather and a Cinco de Mayo vibe in the air, was a fun day to play on the mountain and cap off the 2007-8 season at Alpental. Well, maybe – with the epic snowbase still hanging around, Alpental will be open for one more weekend. In any case, Matt, Ming, and I [...]

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