Monthly Archives: October 2010

Noodle thought I was funny. If I hadn’t had that heart cockle bypass a few years ago, they’d be warming.


Zoe learns about passive surveillance through the school’s Boltage program. Kids who walk or ride their bikes to school get a tag that is read by a sensor near the bike rack. Days they ride or walk are tracked and there are rewards and stuff, but most importantly the kids become comfortable with having their movements tracked and entered in a database. (Kidding. Sort of.)


I’ve been following and during their trip across the country and have really enjoyed it. Today, I was picking up some last minute gear for the Livestrong Challenge ride and when I walked into Mellow Johnny’s I saw Precious, and a few minutes later Janeen too. She was very gracious, after getting over the surprise of being recognized by a complete stranger in a strange town. Here, Zach poses next to Precious (he usually vibrates like this, especially after meeting Internet-famous cyclists and their bikes).