Bitching about bicycles

I shut down my mobile bike-repair service about six years ago, which meant my bicycle-technology obsessions quickly lost most of their intensity. But there was a lot of innovation going on in the bike industry when I got my start in the early 2010s, and by the time I...

Why I Am a Pagan, by Zitkala-Sa (Atlantic Monthly, 1902)

WHEN the spirit swells my breast I love to roam leisurely among the green hills; or sometimes, sitting on the brink of the murmuring Missouri, I marvel at the great blue overhead. With half closed eyes I watch the huge cloud shadows in their noiseless play upon the...
President Biden defends the truth

President Biden defends the truth

I kept waiting to read a column devoted to this observation, and maybe it’s out there and I just haven’t seen it. But since I haven’t, here goes: The best thing about President Biden’s inaugural address was that he called out Republican lies...

A problem, but not THE problem

Originally published on Facebook on Nov. 23, 2020. re: This wandering conversation we’re all having about what to think about the 73.8 million people who voted for Trump this month despite four years of mayhem. And I’m going to keep it simple. It’s...
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