The Blog (or, “The Web Log” if you’re over 30)

First Donation! First Teammate!

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[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] Two big milestones in the first week of my fundraising effort. For one, I had my first donation, so I don’t have… Read More »First Donation! First Teammate!

Cinco de Mayo Ride

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I’m getting ready to formally announce my fundraising campaign for 2018 (spoiler alert: it’s right here), which involves a 100K bike ride in October. To prepare for the long ride, I’ve planned a series of shorter rides, starting with the… Read More »Cinco de Mayo Ride

The Fab Faux

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I recently saw “The Fab Faux” in concert, and it was an eye-opening experience. I’d gotten the ticket as a gift, and I have to say it wasn’t something I would have bought for myself. I like the Beatles just… Read More »The Fab Faux

Jim Croce: I Got A Name

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A scientist named Konrad Lorenz popularized the concept of “imprinting”, which brittanica.com defines as “a form of learning in which a very young animal fixes its attention on the first object with which it has visual, auditory, or tactile experience… Read More »Jim Croce: I Got A Name

A Visit to Punxsutawney

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[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.98″ background_layout=”light”] For the past 132 years, a groundhog in Punxsutawney has been predicting the weather. Based on whether or not he sees his shadow, we will have either six more weeks of winter or an early… Read More »A Visit to Punxsutawney