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A thing of unparalleled beauty  A thing of unparalleled beauty 

I’m visiting my parents. My sister asked me to look over her boys’ bikes. For that I needed my bike stand, which she excavated from the basement. My old racing bike was still in it.

What’s for dinner? What’s for dinner?

Chicken Marsala, risotto with sun dried tomatoes, fresh garden green beans, sourdough bread, and a nice Pinot.

What should a new Air Force One be? What should a new Air Force One be?

Today’s unofficial theme seems to be a new Air Force One livery. But I want to speculate on the plane itself. The current Boeing 747-200's commissioned in the 90s are due to be replaced. The Trump administration is set to take delivery of two newer 747-8s that were never delivered to their airline customer at a…

Mexican Politics Mexican Politics

I don’t really need a buffer image here, because this post isn’t really about Mexican politics per se, but about having a conversation about politics.

Tau Tau

This is another decent time waster from the Netflix library.

Oppo, I am pissed. Oppo, I am pissed.

So pissed, in fact, that I am now going to rant about a technical work issue that has nothing to do with cars. Feel free to take a nap or get a drink or something while I get this out of my system.

Well this is a new one for me. Well this is a new one for me.

I employ a small number of people in my lab, and personality conflicts come with the territory. I like to call it an Anne Frank situation, where people who aren’t related or necessarily choose each other end up spending huge parts of their days together in a single room. So, I’m used to dealing with most kinds of…

A tale of two romantic comedies A tale of two romantic comedies

Continuing my efforts to help you, my friends, enjoy your Netflix subscriptions and avoid the crappy stuff.

Just happened upon this Just happened upon this

So, Wil Wheaton has grown to the point of finally being entertaining. Between this and his recent appearances on Dark Matter, I finally think it would be cool to meet him.

Hmmmm Hmmmm

I suppose those LEDs may light up amber or red , this making them legal, but even if they are, they just don’t look good to me.

Fixed! Fixed!

I was trying to replace the bearings on this wheelchair, but one of the bearing races was fused to the stem bolt.

Since we're bein' all 80s today Since we're bein' all 80s today

This print is hanging in my bedroom.

This... This...

...was a good movie, because it was fun. Clever dialog made the whole thing work.

Well lookee what parked next to me.  Well lookee what parked next to me. 

I must be in one of them fancy neighborhoods.

Prudhomme won’t stop Froome from racing Tour Prudhomme won’t stop Froome from racing Tour

Neither the Tour de France nor the UCI is going to stop Chris Froome from racing before his salbutamol doping case is resolved, and I say hallelujah!

I'm bearing up okay, considering. I'm bearing up okay, considering.

Wheelchair repairs are usually a pain, but this thing has been whipping my butt more than the usual. What you are looking at is the stem bolt of the front mono fork assembly from a TiLite ZR Series 2 manual chair.

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