This coming Sunday I will be participating in my first-ever charity motorcycle ride. Every September, hundreds thousands of riders around the world don their finery, dust off their vintage motorcycles, and take a spin in the Distinguished Gentlemen’s Ride to raise money for prostate cancer research and suicide prevention. Classically inspired motorcycles are welcome, so myContinue reading “Bow Ties are Cool”
I have a first-world problem. I’ve decided to sell the TDI back to Volkswagen. We’ve had 5 good years and almost 80,000 miles together. It’s half as long as I had planned to own it, but the buy-back offer is too good. I will never see as much money for it from any other source.Continue reading “M4A3”
I spent the day minimizing the file cabinet. One drawer scanned and shredded. It was a good job for a stupidly hot, humid day. //embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js
Saturday, July 16 dawned. . .well, it dawned. The weather was nice in the Mount Washington Valley at 05:00. The forecast was for sun and temperatures in the high 80’s. (In the valley.) The higher summit forecast was also decent. It called for temperatures in the 50’s with winds below 20 MPH and “peaks inContinue reading “Here there be chickens”
Lots more stuff. The total is up to 568.
If I were playing the Minimalism Game competitively I would have lost by now. I’m in it to downsize though, so we continue. Day 6 – a broken couch, 4 unused and unloved chairs, and a beat up tool bag. Day 7 is in two photos. From the farm we have two puzzles, two manualsContinue reading “#MinsGame2 Days 6 & 7”
Day 5 – random bottles of booze. We will never drink these. Left for our hosts from the weekend. Running total: 523.
Day 4 – random stuff found under the sink. I don’t even own that humidifier any more. Running total: 518
For years I have searched for the “perfect” shaving kit. I haven’t found it yet, but it is not one of these three. Bye-bye. Running total: 514
My favorite razor is a Merkur 34C. My favorite shaving mug is a gold-leaf monogrammed one which belonged to my great grandfather. These are neither. Bye-bye. Running total: 511