August 8th, 2019: Those things I got at the Performance going out of business sale (new trunk, new yellow pannier, new lock, new helmet, etc., etc.) are getting a lot of use. The store really did close. Sad they are gone...!


Mid July, 2019: Lots of us have worked for the USPS. I did back in the mid '90s for a brief period. YMMV

August 1, 2019: These are the three Democrats I've seen 2020 activism for so far. Butajudge and Warren were represented by insider factions with tables on opposite sides of the street. Thank you Ding for taking the picture!

August, 2019: Guess what I'm looking forward to next month?


Went to a candidate forum at Google in September. The only candidate that gave me that "She is worth helping out!" feeling was Alison Hicks. Partly that's because we've been on the same side of many issues over many years. Partly that's because too much about the other candidates was predictable and my efforts wouldn't make a difference.

October 17, 2018: Came across this book review about the relationship between "Animal Politics and Political Animals". So surprised that the Dutch would elect politicians from a Party for the Animals. I'm thinking this is further proof that Europeans and Americans have different political systems.



August 30, 2018: Playing with the random article button on wikipedia I came across a Chet Bowers biopage. Fascinating ideas!