Category Archives: Personal

A lot more cycling

Just a quick update on my mileages. Since March 30 of 2015, my car currently has a little under 2900 miles on it.  Yes, I used my car even less last year than the year before. I also have cycled … Continue reading

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A whole lot of cycling

So near the start of this year I bought a new car.  “What’s that to do with cycling?”, you might wonder. My old car had long established that it was costing more to maintain each year than I would, on average, spend on a … Continue reading

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We need the immigrants

So there are lots of reports in the news of late about the immigration of huge numbers of children from Central America (or thereabouts).  Many people argue for sending them back.  Others respond by pointing out these are mostly children, that fled here … Continue reading

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A Big Deal

First, a few quick status updates, if only because my blog as a whole tends to be lacking in that regard. I’ve been going to the gym for just about 2.5 years now.  I feel better for it, and those … Continue reading

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Armstrong and doping in cycling

Last week, USADA published their “Reasoned Decision” regarding the Armstrong doping case.  I’ll admit, before reading what little of it I have, my opinion was basically, “Well, if he did, he got away with it.”  Well, it’s more nuanced than that … Continue reading

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The First Invention?

I’ve been musing about this the last week or so.  I think the most important invention of humans is this: creation, of durable things, for the benefit of others – in other words, making. Think about it a little.  We … Continue reading

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Why I don’t take notes

So I’ve started working as a course assistant. For those of you not in the know, I’m looking to leverage my mathematics experience to transition into a career teaching high school math. And now, in addition to taking classes to … Continue reading

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