Friday, September 17, 2010

Lessons from Durango, Colorado

Don't wear sandals on a walk - there are cacti.
Don't patch over a patch on a tube (for a bicycle). And sometimes, taking other peoples' tubes is the best way to fix a flat.
Leave valued items out of range from the patch of grass that "needs" watering.
One way or another people are going to offer to give you a ride out of town in a car.
Get tracking numbers for any items shipped to the Durango post office, in addition to knowing the postal carriers name.
Fruit fly traps are helpful in the kitchen.
Goats need to be tied up to not walk through the house (and for controlled grazing).
Love on second hand stores - and consignment sections of sports stores.
When the sun goes down, make sure you have warmer clothes nearby!
Metal songs are the best when averaging around 30 seconds.
Make bicycle into the best condition as possible before attempting to leave on bike tour.

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Northeastern Summer

I've been hanging around the northeast all summer, taking pictures, riding my bike, and in general, loving life. I will soon be headed to Colorado, with no immediate plan of returning to the northeast. My bike and camera will definitely be there. Pictures to come by the end of the year.

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