Month: October 2013

Fall’s Coming, Time to Bike to Work

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The leaves are starting to fall. They’re pretty – but they have to be raked.

I tell you what you don’t have to do – you don’t have to drive your car to work every day.

I recommend you get your bike out, inflate the tires, put on a helmet and ride your bike to work.

Riding to work is a little easier in the fall and winter because sweat does not pour off as much. I consider this a good revelation if your particular place of employment does not offer showers in its list of amenities or “benefits.” Though some companies will offer a stipend for people who use alternative transportation modes to work such as bicycles.

With this statement of encouragement and promotion, I offer my services by-the-hour to individuals or groups who want to learn about clothing best suited for cool and wet weather riding in the…

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Library Journal Review of Ford Madox Ford

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My review of Pallas Athene’s 2013 publication of Ford Madox Ford’s impressionistic memoirs, Memories of a Pre-Raphaelite Youth, has been published in the 01 October 2013 issue of Library Journal.

library-journalThe memoirs in this volume have been selected from an earlier, now out-of-print, edition of Ford’s memoirs, edited by Michael Killigrew in 1971, titled Your mirror to My times: The Selected Autobiographies and Impressions of Ford Madox Ford.