Ride a Bicycle
And Keep Well

Every [person] who lives a sedentary life NEEDS A BICYCLE

(From what I can tell, this is a real advertisement that ran in the Roanoke Times (Virginia) in 1918)

It was fine. I was 18 and a humbling walk across the road was probably good for me. I stopped for a sub on the way back

Years later, a friend who's a transit planner joked to me that Dallas was infamous in urban design circles for having thousands of transit lane-miles that still don't do a very good job getting folks to places.

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Through the magic of technology, we can re-create the walk I took on that hot October Saturday in the suburbs of Dallas

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Old Blog Excerpt, Some Shouting 

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I opened up my circa-2005 livejournal (which I will *not* be linking) and found a record of a formative experience in my feelings about bike/ped/transit advocacy: the time I tried to take the train to the Guitar Center in Plano, TX

Baking, recipe recommendation 🍪 

File this under “failed quarantine experiments”. Had to give it a shot though

Baking 

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Baking 

Animal Crossing 

Food Spoilage, Gross 

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shop talk 

One of the things that give me hope about $YOUNGER_GENERATION is they seem not to care so much about this sort of posturing? That maybe the avoidance of "selling out" to the detriment of all else is losing steam as a cultural phenomenon?

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These rules are stupid, arbitrary, 100% bullshit. And yet I am bound by them like an ancient curse

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"What is your favorite song by [band]?"

It is absolutely forbidden to answer this question with:

* Their biggest hit
* Their first hit
* Anything you'd know from a movie soundtrack
* Anything stylistically closer to "pop" than their usual material

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They call me Ole Worm

Good morning, how are you? I'm Ole Worm

I'm interested in things

I am a real doctor but I'm not a real worm I'm not an actual worm.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ole_Worm

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I wrote an agender FAQ for pride day! Illustrated with an old selfie of me in my Agender In Space t-shirt. :)

lgbt.libdems.org.uk/en/article

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Food 

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If you like the idea of biking alongside wildlife, today on the Mississippi River Trail between South St Paul and Inver Grove I saw cardinals, finches, robins, turkeys, blue jays, these fine turkey vultures, and a whole bunch more birds I don’t know how to identify. It’s a fun trail!

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