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Bloggin'

Hello world

By On Monday the 24th of February, 2014

Hello much ignored and often maligned blog. It’s been a while, years nearly. 511 days exactly since I callously stopped posting here, and yet somehow again, after such a hiatus, I am… Read More

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Family

Perfection

By On Monday the 1st of October, 2012

The best way I can think of to spend a birthday … Running downwind, in the waning fall sunshine. Thanks babe.… Read More

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Insta

Left work a little early …

By On Tuesday the 15th of May, 2012

via Instagram http://instagr.am/p/KqvvZOt5Qk/… Read More

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Insta

New @blackmagic toys …

By On Tuesday the 8th of May, 2012

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Cycling

Discovering Urban Cycling

By On Thursday the 12th of April, 2012

Howdy friends! A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure to work with the fine folks over at REI on a video project called Discovering Urban Cycling. The video is up… Read More

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Family

The Chicken Coop [Part 1]

By On Tuesday the 3rd of April, 2012

Howdy y’all. I’m gonna take a little time and tell ya about building my new chicken coop. It’s not my typical post, but it might be becoming more of what I like… Read More

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Get Outside

Winter Camp – Umtanum Creek Hammocking

By On Wednesday the 8th of February, 2012

This past weekend I had the opportunity to go winter camping with a bunch of folks from one of my online hangouts, HammockForums.net. I was a splendid weekend with daytime highs around… Read More

Wordless Wednesday

This Holiday – Get Closer

By On Thursday the 22nd of December, 2011

It’s not just a message for the holidays, but everyday. Take a minute and a half to watch.… Read More

"Treasure Box" photo by Flickr user Evelyn Giggles. Used under Creative Commons License.
Get Outside

5 Best Toys of All Time [via WIRED]

By On Wednesday the 7th of December, 2011

As we approach Christmas, I thought it was a good opportunity in this time of decadence, over-indulgence, and plain old over the top sillyness of gift lust, to remind everyone [and myself]… Read More

Cycling

Dogs + Bikes, what’s not to like?

By On Wednesday the 23rd of November, 2011

Wordless Wednesday … How could you not like Lily … a little terrier going the speed of light on a little downhill course. Excellent.… Read More

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The Series of Tubes

You need this

By On Thursday the 20th of October, 2011

Guaranteed to be something you needed today. 2 minutes, sit back and enjoy.… Read More

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The Series of Tubes

Wordless Wednesday – Less Stuff + Less Space = More Happiness

By On Wednesday the 5th of October, 2011

Writer and designer Graham Hill asks: Can having less stuff, in less room, lead to more happiness? He makes the case for taking up less space, and lays out three rules for… Read More

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Fresh

Be Well Mr. Jobs

By On Wednesday the 24th of August, 2011

I am sure by now, everyone has read the news that Steve Jobs is stepping down as CEO of Apple. Additionally everyone has probably already read 20 articles extolling the virtues, or… Read More

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Wordless Wednesday

The Beauty of Design: BUILD

By On Tuesday the 26th of July, 2011

In case you're new to my blog, or me in general, I am a huge design fan. Good, clean, warm, Scandinavian design. The fine folks at BUILD LLC,… Read More

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Macklemore: Wings

By On Thursday the 21st of July, 2011

One of my favorite Seattle Hip-hop artists pushed out a new video yesterday. The video is really well put together and a fine example of another of my recent obsessions, Kickstarter. If… Read More