Monthly Archives: December 2009
I remember reading The Jungle by Upton Sinclair in high school and reveling in the gory tales of human body parts and other contaminants entering the assembly line of the meatpacking plants of Chicago. In college, I would read Diet for a New America and have the image of hundreds of chickens soaking in shit … Continue reading
I’ll have to try out some of these Vietnamese restaurants in San Jose. A loves pho with tripe. http://tinyurl.com/ya9aszu
The Stranger would be proud of the Dude. A enjoyed the 69 cent check scene at Ralph’s. http://tinyurl.com/ybyqg2h
Reading David Byrne’s Bicycle Diaries, and the smell of the hardcover exterior is so strong, I can’t go to sleep when it’s by my bed.
First time E rode his 20″ and A rode her 24″ on the Stevens Creek Trail to the MV Boat House and back. E got pretty muddy on his offroad excursions. We made very good time with lack of wind and bigger bikes.
Rode 30-mile Portola loop today. Cool yet sunny weather and lack of traffic made for a great Christmas day ride.
What a coincidence since we just set up a ping pong table in the office. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/24/us/24pingpong.html?_r=1&hp
It would be great to mountain bike to the top of Mount Um one day. First time I’ve seen a picture of “the cube”. http://tinyurl.com/yzt9pvp
J and I watched Hoarders last night. Chris and Dale just pile on a lot of stuff, but don’t watch Judi and Gail if you have a weak stomach.
E has been counting down the days to Christmas every morning this week. His excitement is such a contrast to my midlife scrooginess.