Defiance 50K

Another year, another 50K.  Yes, 50 kilometers of running.  For those of you who don’t know what a kilometer is…50 of them is roughly 31 miles.  I had to blackmail myself for this one, since…

Free Baseball Suites are Sweet

Sandie and I have lived in Seattle for over two years now and we’ve never been to any of the stadiums to see the Seattle Mariners, Seahawks, or Sounders.  We’re not into sports at all,…

Interbike 2013

Another year and another opportunity to go to Interbike, as part of the non-profit ReCycles McKinney.  Sandie decided to opt out this year, but I wanted to go.  Thanks to Rich for including us again! …

Homebrewing Adventures – Russian Imperial Stout

The homebrewing adventures continue!  I’ve been impatiently excited.  The Russian imperial stout I made with my 1-gallon brew kit got transferred to a secondary fermenter and was left for about a week.  It had been…

Washington MS Bike Ride 2013

After last year’s successful MS Bike Ride, Team Spin stepped it up and got even bigger for 2013.  We had over 100 registered riders, and raised just shy of $75,000 in funds for the National…

Biking Adventures

(Un)Labor Day Weekend in Wenatchee

(Un)Labor Day Weekend in Wenatchee

Labor Day weekend is supposed to be a break from “labor” but somehow we ended up working our asses off.  Of course…

Super Cheap Adventures

Sandie and I are at odds with the adventures we…

Mountain Bike Oregon 2013

Sandie and I signed up for Mountain Bike Oregon (MBO)…

West Seattle Summer Fest & Mini STP

Summer time in Seattle means lots of festivals.  West Seattle…

Food Adventures

Another Cheap Adventure – Hiking Mount Si

Another Cheap Adventure – Hiking Mount Si

Another great weekend in western Washington, and another weekend of cheap adventures.  There’s lots of great day-hikes around the Seattle area, and…

We’re Juicing – Another Urban Gardening Update

Nope…we’re not on steroids.  But our plants look like they…

Urban Gardening Update

It’s been a little over a month since Sandie got…

Urban Gardening – Baby Plants!

Sandie and I got baby plants started in our urban…

Road Trip Adventures

Portland Adventures

Portland Adventures

Sandie and I decided to go on a random weekend adventure to Portland (Oregon).  With bikes of course.  Sandie has never been…

Hitting the Jackson Hole

Since Sandie and I drove to Colorado for the Breck…

Breck Epic 2012 – Day 0

It all started with an email from Big Pig Rich……

Easter Weekend 2012 in Anacortes

Finally…a nice weekend! Sandie and I have been waiting for…

Seattle Adventures

Homebrewing Adventures – The Prologue

Homebrewing Adventures – The Prologue

The homebrewing adventures have begun!  This will be more about trying to save some money in the future and learn to brew…

Run Commuting

People in Seattle (and especially West Seattle) are huge complainypants…

Beer Can Derby

Smack talk started months ago. Between a bunch of engineers.…

Hiking Mailbox Peak

With all the great weather we’ve been getting in Seattle…