Category Archives: How Will We Live Tomorrow?

How Will We Live Tomorrow? – Geek Edition

The MIT Reunion Committee asked me talk about my bicycle trip at a TIM Talk (TIM = MIT backwards. Same Same but different from TED Talk. Get it?) I took a rather math/physics angle on my trip for the fifteen … Continue reading

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Everything Wrong with this Country in a Year, a Week, and a Day

A year, a week, and a day after Leap Day of 2016 I received a large check in the mail. How this came to pass is not the ten-second story of a hot-heated bully. Rather it demonstrates the high cost … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 397 – Ponte Vedra Beach FL to Jacksonville FL

December 20, 2016 – Overcast, 50 degrees Miles Today: 28 Miles to Date: 20,733 States to Date: 48  I rode into Jacksonville, the United States’ geographically largest city, on a busy Tuesday morning along miles of commercial strip along US … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 396 – St Augustine FL to Ponte Vedra Beach FL

December 19, 2016 – Fog, 60 degrees Miles Today: 33 Miles to Date: 20,705 States to Date: 48    Saint Augustine is a lovely town, even on a grey day. The Visitor’s Center gives a good overview of the city’s … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 395 – Gainesville FL to St Augustine FL

December 18, 2016 – Clouds, 80 degrees Miles Today: 78 Miles to Date: 20,672 States to Date: 48   Another day of terrific bicycle touring in a state I find much more bike friendly than anticipated. After two hearty bowls … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 394 – Gainesville FL

December 17, 2016 – Sun, 80 degrees Miles Today: 10 Miles to Date: 20,594 States to Date: 48 Challenging things have occurred during this journey: gale winds, heavy rain, flat tires; but so far, never all at once. I was … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 393 – Mayo FL to Gainesville FL

December 16, 2016 – Sun, 70 degrees Miles Today: 62 Miles to Date: 20,584 States to Date: 48 After eleven hours of sleep plus a pot of coffee plus a stack of pancakes with a side of bacon, I was … Continue reading

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