Recording for Clean Water

Last year I participated in my second cycling tour. The difference between a tour and a race is that no one takes a tour seriously, at least not the cycling aspect. Races are for the super competitive. A friend of mine who is a cyclist told me about how winners¬†typically finish those¬†150+ mile races: they…

Forcing the Hand of Spring

One of the benefits of living in the Midwest is seeing the changing of seasons. Now, I once heard a comedian who preferred Los Angeles say, "We have seasons in California. We just got rid of the ones that suck!" Indeed, this winter sucked. It was long and harsh. Mountains of snow and weeks on…