Regular Life

Regular Life

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. – Robert Frost

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Writing Instead of Riding

Lately, my effort in riding has taken a backseat to writing–a passion I knew long before I pedaled my first mountain bike. For a while, I tried to combine the two in my Writing on Riding blog. Sadly, my blogging habits already had all but died soon after Facebook became popular and personal blogs became… (read more)

13 Products I Use and Would Buy Again

This is just to let folks know about a few products that I feel have given me my (or someone else’s) money’s worth and more. Maybe it isn’t in time for gift buying this year, but it could be good for those who receive gift cards or cash, or just those who have been looking… (read more)

Remembering and Looking Forward to Solar Eclipse

I remember the first solar eclipse I saw, on Monday, February 26, 1979. I was barely 8 years old. I was at my father’s dental office after school. The sky was darker than it normally would have been, but in Arkansas we were far enough from the totality that we didn’t experience the silence of… (read more)

Star Trek Turns 50

Star Trek celebrates its 50th birthday today. It stands as my favorite film and television sci-fi franchise–yes, including Star Wars. Although it also produced a few stinker movies, the entertaining, thought-provoking hours far outnumber quality Star Wars content. No, I didn’t say I don’t like Star Wars. Between 1983 and 1999, it produced nothing new… (read more)

No Plan for Devil’s Eyebrow

We wanted to explore a new Natural Area that had been dedicated in 2012. There were no trail maps, no directions explaining where to see the best spots. No GPS coordinates for waterfalls or cascades. Nothing saying, “then turn left here.” (click any image to enlarge) It was January, 2015, and the directions I found… (read more)