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
One thing that I’ve been seeing in the news entirely too much lately is how police in the East Bay have been dealing with protesters. They are wearing a lot of riot gear, and are quickly resorting to spraying chemicals and gasses, beating with weapons, and otherwise doing things that … Continue reading
I think one of my favorite things that I recently did while on BART was this: I was minding my own business when fifteen or twenty college kids got on the train, obviously they were really new to BART and really new to the bay area, and one of them … Continue reading
This spring I went to my first East Bay Bike Party, and it was really neat. There were a thousand people riding bikes together at night, with lights and awesome stereos on their bikes, and people were wearing costumes. We were mostly law abiding, polite, quiet in residential areas- it … Continue reading
This is a website that I’ve been reading almost since it was launched. It’s a nearly constant stream of people who have had these moments where they have an idea, make it happen, and then share it with the internet. http://hackaday.com/ Enjoy!