When I first met her around Camden she was just some twit in a pink satin jacket...– For Amy « Russell Brand
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Yet another reason to love Jane Hirshfield
I may have discussed Jane Hirshfield before, she’s a Zen Buddhist Monk and poet who I was introduced to on the WeLL. Recently a book was released “Fire Monks”, that describes a group of Zen Monks who fought to save the Tassajara Zen retreat in the hills south of Monterey, California. Jane happened to show up the day before the fire started, and she describes the experience like...
The Frenchman admitted that he almost didn’t touch his bike during the...– Voeckler To Reconsider Tour De France Approach | Cyclingnews.com
Later he would explain his split second choice as riding off the road or riding...– Dave Zabriskie » The Beauty & Agony of the Tour (Part 2)
Ani DiFranco - Not A Pretty Girl - Rdio →
Not sure if this is objective, or some kind of Dan Levitin neurological imperative, but so far in the Ani Difranco back catalog, this is my favourite album. Displays a musical complexity that wasn’t there in earlier albums. However, this could just be that this was my first Ani Difranco record, and the first time I saw her was when she was on tour promoting this one.
Rwanda’s Cycling Team : The New Yorker →
Long, weird, oddly heartbreaking, oddly inspiring article on the Rwandan Cycling team
Reality Check | Toronto's libraries are under... →
Two sentences. Each of them terribly, drastically wrong.
there’s a bluebird in my heart that wants to get out but I’m too tough for...– “the bluebird” by Charles Bukowski from The Last Night of the Earth Poems 2 Poems by Charles Bukowski: “Bluebird” & “The Great Escape” « whisper down the write alley
Julian Dean surveys his fiefdom ... in a bathrobe →
This was taken on the latest rest day. The Garvelo crew had the good fortune to be put up in a 4 star hotel that night
The Apostasy of Idiocy | Boulder Report |... →
Made of win. (via They Might Be Giants covers Chumbawamba | Video | A.V. Undercover 2011 | The A.V. Club)
American will be first cyclist to ride a vegan... →
The nearly vegan Tour de France diet looks absolutely awful. ”white rice with maple syrup and cinnamon”?