I went to visit my friends Ian and Marie-Suzanne today at their house on the edge of the Forêt de Fontainebleau. We also celebrated their marriage that happened a month ago. After 28 years of living together they finally decided to marry. It was hot but we decided to eat outside in the shade of the tree in their yard.
Ian is an artist and cannot suppress his urge to create. His…Continue
It has been rather heavy around here lately. I thought it would be nice to have some more wombats to lighten things up a bit. But I have not found any good wombat pictures lately. So this is a missing wombat alert. Please help if you can.
Added by Stuart Alexander on June 21, 2010 at 12:59am — No Comments
Minnesota farmer, Francis Johnson left over 80,000 objects that he had collected over his life when he died, mostly old tools. But his primary obsession was his giant ball of twine. He worked on it for nearly thirty years. As it grew, he feared that someone might steal it or burn it so he attached a giant chain and tethered it to a tree. Near the end of his life, he proudly patted the surface of his creation as he told a…Continue
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I went for a great 90 mile bike ride today. Snapped this blackberry photo from the old railroad bridge across the New Croton Reservoir. The bridge and former rail tracks are paved and reserved exclusively for bicycles now. I was lucky. While riding along in my cape and superhero outfit I did not need to call on Bicycle Repairman (see previous post). It is amazing that one can ride to such a beautiful spot from NYC and…Continue
My bicycle is still brand new and I have been riding it a lot lately so I imagine I might soon need the help of the new kind of superhero... Bicycle Repairman! See the video below.…Continue
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