Play ball

I’m listening to the Yankees-Red Sox game as I ice my knee. They made a nice trade today getting outfielder Xavier Nady and Damaso Marte, a left-handed relief pitcher. This should help them a lot. They’ve been without a lefty reliever all season. They also got rid of LaTroy Hawkins and Kei Igawa. I’m surprised […]

New style

As you can see, I’ve been monkeying around with a new “prairie” theme to the website. The seashore theme was boring me. It was a little too monochromatic. I happened to have a good picture of prairie flowers with colors I liked, so I went with it. Hope you like it.


Yesterday after work I filled my gas tank for the first time in 36 days. I accomplished part of that by not going anywhere, at least not outside the east side of Iowa City or West Branch. I’ve also been on my bike a good part of the last month. I’ve been riding it to […]

50 miles

I rode 50 miles today, or maybe a fraction of a mile short of that. That’s a new personal high, but I’m totally beaten. The wind let me breeze along at first but killed me coming back. I basically limped home. My new padded bicycle shorts didn’t do much to save my rear end. I’d […]

Photos added

I added the pictures from West Branch to a recent post. Since I’ve upgraded WordPress, I’ve found that they finally added a good photo gallery tool. I’ll be working on retrofitting the old galleries once again.

Adam on wheels

I’m really tired after working the last two days. It wasn’t work that tired me out as much as bicycling there both days. I declared independence from $4.00 per gallon gasoline by commuting on my bicycle. Actually the weather was great for it: 75 to 80 degrees and not much wind. So I’ve been out […]