Saturday, August 4th, 2012
Occasionally you come across a piece that you feel you should have written, that if you were a more fully expressed version of you, you would have written. Randy Cohen in “If Kant Were a New York Cyclist”. Bikers “are a third thing, a distinct mode of transportation, requiring different practices and different rules.”
Wednesday, April 18th, 2012
Walking in America, or rather the lack thereof. A 4-part series in Slate, by Tom Vanderbilt (whom I met 1996). One thing to which he doesn’t correlate national walking statistics, and it seems to me the obvious thing, is the number of anti-depressants prescribed.
Sunday, October 23rd, 2011
Beautiful piece by Bruce Weber of The New York Times on his second bike ride across America.
Thursday, October 13th, 2011
Forced exercise is better for the brain than voluntary, and can help with Parkinson’s.
Sunday, July 24th, 2011
Some Consumer Affairs
I’ve tried to enjoy schlepping water, thinking that it serves to keep us to some human roots.