November 26, 2011 is Small Business Saturday, a counterpart to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, which tend to benefit major big box retail and e-commerce stores. Small Business Saturday encourages holiday shoppers to buy from businesses that are small and local. I believe in shopping local, and supporting small businesses. But not all brick-and-mortar business [...]
For the next several days, I’ll be away from the Internet, and in a place where bikes are not allowed. I’ll be backpacking in the Grand Canyon, on foot, from the North Rim to the South Rim. Bikes are allowed at the Grand Canyon, but only up on the rim and on roads. Below the [...]
This is the kick-off for the Tiny Bikeshop Concert series from Banjo Brothers. I’ve never heard of Brianna Lane before, so here’s a quote I found on her Website from CoffeeHouseTour.com: Her music is about self-expression, love and heartache presented with rich vocals. I love how Brianna paints a picture with every word in every [...]
Banjo Brothers is launching a Tiny Bikeshop Concert Series. This will be a series of concerts held in bike shops.
What? A crude American being more subtle than a Brit blogger? It won’t happen again.
I walked into work this morning singing a tune by Todd Snider. Then it occurred to me how perfectly the song employs the attitudes of car culture; the lyrics would be completely ineffective on someone who didn’t understand these values. You oughta hear the **** that I get from my daughter She says that she [...]