Cinetopia 2013

I am attending the opening night of Cinetopia 2013, a four-day film extravaganza. My plan is to see 16 movies by Sunday evening.

I Used to Give Up

The photo above is a shot of the left-side crank arm spindle. These are found on vintage bicycles. I am restoring a 30-year-old frame to teach myself about bicy...

I am Beat!

I crawled into bed at 4:05 am then departed 8 hours later for a 20+ mile bike ride. Friends for dinner, two of whom are 9 and 7. We howled over cat videos. Now ...

Day in Detroit

Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. Detroit is hopping and busy and peopled with smart, savvy people who have made a commitment to live and work and crea...

The Immorality of Messiness

I saw, finally, how much mess I had created over the last year, I realized in a moment of clarity I have no right to create and leave messes. Creating and leavi...