4 AM, I just got a taxi to the airport, Quick Cab, the only one that was OK with my large box. I have to give a shout out to Veterans Cab, though- they called all over to find this place, and it’s not the first time they’ve helped me … Continue reading
This is it- I managed to fit my bike and all of my stuff for the next few weeks into two boxes!
I posted a gallery of how I finished my cargo carriers here: http://imgur.com/a/3kgBA The only change I’ve made since then is to give the welded steel a good coating of black Rustoleum. It might rain while I’m out there!
It’s Sunday, and tomorrow at 6 AM my plane leaves for Seattle. My bike is packed into a cardboard box, my gear is laid out for the final check, and I don’t need to get into a taxi for almost 12 hours. Although I think I’m reasonably prepared, I have … Continue reading
Today I went for my final training ride with nearly all of my gear packed on the bike. I think that the only things missing were my towel, camp stove, and plastic sheets for under the tent and over the bike. I would have left for an overnight trip earlier, … Continue reading
One of the motivations for starting this blog was to give me a site that I could easily send people to without the unstructured mess of the blog I’ve been maintaining since 2003. I want Totally Should to be a place where I can talk about projects and adventures that … Continue reading
This January I thought it might be fun to change up my look, so I did. It’s been a lot of fun!
I was recently out to brunch, and as I sat with my friend and coffee waiting for food I noticed that a nearby table had paid and left, but did not even touch a plate of delicious berries. I knew that the berries would most likely be dumped unceremoniously in … Continue reading
This post is a topic that’s difficult for me to talk about on the internet. It’s difficult, period. This April I went to the Alameda county courthouse with the woman I loved, and we filed a dissolution of marriage. I’m not ready to describe to the world at large what … Continue reading
I thought to myself, “You know what would be fun? Tutoring some kids on track to be engineers, but only if their parents are cool enough to wink at the whole thing and have some fun with it.” The cool thing about Craigslist is that you can throw something at … Continue reading