Hedgehogs!

Dekalb sent me this article about orphaned wild hedgehogs who have taken to a cleaning brush as a surrogate mother – a DIY hedgehog, I guess you could call it. I don’t know if I should weep because they are so cute or because it is a bit sad. Well, at least they found something that’s comforting. I had a … Read more

Fruity

I was very excited a couple weeks ago when the black raspberries (aka black caps) began to ripen. They sell frozen black raspberries at Trader Joe’s for filthily cheap, but I generally like picking the local ones and, in any case, the local ones seem to have a slightly different and more complex flavor. So, the day after picking a … Read more

Beer that I could drink

I like the taste of a good beer but, going down, the alcohol feels like musketballs dropping into my stomach. So I’m stuck drinking Guiness Kaliber (0.50%), which is really quite good — like drinking pumpernickel bread — but not offered at many bars. The New York Times had an article a while back about a new trend of low-alcohol … Read more

Bicycle hoarding

In this article in The New York Times, several of my favorite subjects intersect: bicycles, hoarding, mental health, and Canada. Do read, especially if you need encouragement to register your bike with your local municipality, buy a better lock, or pursue justice in the case of a stolen bicycle.