Monthly Archives: July 2014

Exit strategy, beets and bacon

I exited my residence of the last 18 months and had to finish up some foods that had been hanging around for too long. The first project was to take the beets that had been in veggie cooler since about … Continue reading

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Dragonfly and mural

This dragonfly i spotted down down the by canal reminded of a new mural “Doomloop“by Onur/Wes21, at 501 E Grace St. I suppose the dragonfly did not remind me of the doom loop mural itself but the color of the … Continue reading

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A short pub pedal-crawl

It was hot and steamy on Friday, a perfect day to investigate some of the local beer halls in Richmond, VA.  The first stop was Isley Brewing (1715 Summit Ave, 37.568903, -77.468342) With the Washington Redskins training camp nearby, it … Continue reading

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Sunset from the Eastern shore

Sunday afternoon started a bit on the drizzly side at Kiptopeke State Park (37.168299, -75.984627) but brightened up just after my praying to the Sun god. I suppose it must have been Huitzilpochtli, as I told the attendant children that … Continue reading

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James River Beautiful

Friday July 23, 2014 was a glorious day for urban biking across the James River in RVA. It was only in the 80s and with very cross wind so that my protective straw hat did not blow off my head. … Continue reading

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Ashland Coffee and Tea

I ended up taking a random road trip to Ashland, Va, home of Randolph – Macon College, because I was driving due to the rainy start to the day. I ended up at Ashland Coffee and Tea (100 North Railroad … Continue reading

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Fierce Ferments organic sauerkraut

I purchased some caraway and dill sauerkraut from Fierce Ferments at the Northeast Minneapolis Farmer’s market. I finally tucked into the slaw yesterday and it is wonderful. Cool and refreshing straight out of the frig. Sour with that nice caraway … Continue reading

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