Monthly Archives: August 2016

Bike Helmet Lighting

Helmet lights are one of my favorite bicycle visibility and safety accessories. Here are some helmet lighting designs from the last couple of years.    2016 2015                                          2014                                      2013 I need to get to work on new helmet light … Continue reading

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Kim chi pickled beets

I have gotten on a fermented food craze in the last couple of weeks. Since the kim chi and kefir are working so well, I thought I would take the “liquor” or juice remaining from my purchased kim chi and … Continue reading

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Richmond Mural Project 2016

2016 ArtWhino Richmond Mural Project The 2016 Richmond Mural project sponsored by ArtWhino has come to a close. Another interesting group of murals have been painted onto blank walls throughout Richmond, adding more color and artistic vision to the city. … Continue reading

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Back in the Kefir Biz

I decided to get back to making kefir so obviously needed some kefir grains as I had given my last batch away when I moved to Australia. After a brief, dissatisfying, “commercial” internet search, I found a local anonymous Karla … Continue reading

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Kim chi

It is again finally time to start making kim chi, which is such a refreshing, cool but spicy, summer treat when eaten drectly from the frig. I used the recipe here (http://www.davidlebovitz.com/a-kimchi-recipe/) but omitted the fish paste and used Sambal … Continue reading

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Alesation Brewing Co. at Roma

After the torrential downpour last Saturday we ended up at Alesation Nanobrewery above Roma wood fired pizza, 21 N Loudon, Winchester, VA. This is a very nice little brewpub also serving the very tasty Roma pizza from downstairs. We elected … Continue reading

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Dogfish Head brewpubs

Trying to avoid northern VA rush hour traffic is a nightmare with too many cars and not enough public transportation alternatives so I thought I would entertain myself with Dogfish Head brews in Falls Church and Fairfax. I guess my … Continue reading

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