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  • 40 for Forty #4

    I have been a little slack in the beer drinking department as of late so with Easter weekend approaching I plan to rectify that in short order. Nothing says Easter like Mini Eggs, Chocolate Bunnies, and hand-crafted Scottish beer.  I… Read More ›

  • 4000 for 40 – Week 1

    Had a good start for my first week on my quest to ride 4000 km’s by 40.  I managed to commute 5 of the 10 eligible trips to and from my office.  The weather was a mixed bag (of shit) but if… Read More ›

  • First Ride – 4000 for 40

    Finally. Mother Nature was in sync with my threshold for crap weather and I got to turn the cranks on my road bike in the great outdoors for the first time this season.  I was a little out of sorts for… Read More ›

  • 40 For Forty – Beer #3

      Beer #3 brought up some pretty vivid memories from my past.  If you were of legal drinking age (or a dubious youth) in the 80’s or early 90’s and lived in Alberta, Electric Avenue was like Mecca for people wanting… Read More ›

  • A Little Home Reno Math

    1 Box cutter + 1 flathead screw driver + 1 phillips screw driver + 1 rubber mallet + 1 hammer + 1 power drill + 1 power screw driver + 1 headlamp + 2 levels + 2 hack saws (1… Read More ›

  • 40 For Forty – Beer #2

    Sometimes my job can be very demanding and this week was a doozy.  I was really looking forward to beer #2 in my 40 For Forty quest and wanted to pick something that was symbolic of my week.  After perusing the… Read More ›

  • 40 For Forty – Beer #1

    So a few posts back I gave myself the “task” of drinking 40 different beers before I hit 40.  Given that I have several months to complete this I may have sandbagged a little – but it is my birthday… Read More ›

  • Cruisin’ For A Bruisin’

    I am so looking forward to the 2014 BMX season.  Watch out Male 35-39 Cruiser class, this is my last year in the bracket and if I can ever figure out how to manual the rhythm section you boys are… Read More ›

  • Tempus Fugit and The Eye of Newt

    Tempus Fugit…for those of you who don’t speak Latin, it translates into “time flee’s” or more commonly, “time flies”.  Well holy crap, the tempus has definitely been  fugit’n.  I am turning 40 this year and it feels like life has… Read More ›