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Ten years ago today I was doing a ride-a-long with a neighbor…Click

Must See

Sled Driver: Flying the World’s Fastest Jet

Heroic. Funny.


Fly or drive?


Now ice/home bound in Eugene for the past few days.
The wood stove keeps us comfy.

Why Is There So Much Fraud in Academia?

Frightful Friday



What Would You Pay for an Extra Year of Life?

Book Lover

Books read in December. Five favorites with astericks.

The Pacific Crest Trail: Exploring America’s Wilderness Trail by M. Larabee and B.C. Mann*
Dietrich Bonhoeffer: A Spike in the Wheel by Renate Wind
Humanly Possible by Sarah Bakewell*
The Wisdom of the Bullfrog by Admiral W.H. McRaven
From Strength to Strength by Arthur C. Brooks
Shackleton’s Way by M. Morrell and S. Capparell
The Wager by David Grann*
Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
The Ocean And The Stars by Mark Helprin*
The Little Buddhist Monk by Cesar Altra
The Revolutionary: Samuel Adams by Stacy Schiff
The Book of Charlie by David Von Drehle
That Time of the Year: A Minnesota Life by Garrison Keillor
Hidden Potential by Adam Grant*
The Box From Braunau by Jan Elvin
Kayak Morning by Roger Rosenblatt
Crazy Sh*t Old People Say edited by Geoff Tibballs

A person who won’t read has no advantage over one who can’t read -Mark Twain