Life

Riding Fixie

Finally I did it. I borrowed the bike and changed the drivetrain to have a really low gear ratio. It didn’t take me long to get used to riding fixed. It’s definitely a lot more fun. The way I have it (and even with the transitional gearing of 44t/22t) it’s easier to ride up hills …

Fixed

No way I was going to throw my printer out. All I had to do was clean the mirrors and lenses. They had some fine dust stuck in them. I wonder if using cheap toner had anything to do with getting the printer so dusty that cyan would be all over the page and magenta …

Apple picking time

This bag of apples was a really nice gift from a local orchard. I shared a bunch. The yellow apples were the best for eating, but I forget what they’re called. They were a variety I might not have eaten before. I made an apple / cranberry crisp out of a sample of the three varieties in the …

Habits vs. accounting

Regarding “diet” or nutrition: I used to think you could get by with just habits, that is, “good eating habits”, like refraining from eating “dirty / deadly dozen” type foods. I found that over the years, good habits are almost impossible to keep up without some sort of accountability. If this is something you are dealing …