Archive for September, 2011

God is just a myth

Friday, September 30th, 2011

Happy International Blasphemy Day!

Second Amendment

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

This guy takes the Second Amendment to a whole new level: Stephen Forthman shoots first and asks questions later. He wears a shirt proudly displaying the words “I don’t dial 911” next to a picture of a hand gripping a sixshooter. When it comes time to contact local emergency services for assistance, he’d rather just […]

Amazing tree houses

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

Romero Studios is the side business of musicians Roderick and Anisa Romero (founders of the 1980s-1990s trancey/alt.rock group Sky Cries Mary) The tree houses they build are not only gorgeous, they are also made almost entirely from reclaimed lumber. They have built tree houses for artists like Sting, Trudie Styler, Julianne Moore, Val Kilmer and […]

Ten miles barefoot

Sunday, September 11th, 2011

Today, I ran along Guess Rd, five miles North to the Citgo gas station at S. Lowell Rd, and back … 10 miles (16KM). The weather was beautiful, but the road seemed a bit busier than normally on a Sunday morning. I was only planning to add a single mile to last week’s 8M run, […]

Crazy horse

Saturday, September 10th, 2011

This horse is CRAZY! He’s a KILLER!! Seriously … a couple of weeks ago Wally attacked me and Laura. He tried to kick me, backing up to me and kicking in my direction and then he bit Laura! But why? Usually he’s a gentle soul, always trying to please. Sometimes he can be stubborn. But […]

Eight mile run

Sunday, September 4th, 2011

A few weeks ago, they finished repaving Guess Road from Umstead Road to the Orange County line and I was really happy to see the nice, wide shoulder they built. They added about 2-3 feet on either side of this fairly busy rural, 2-lane¬†highway. I used to bike up Guess Road to Little River Park […]