Thursday, July 29, 2010

panthers in our midst

last night i let the kitty out for a bit and she met a new friend. i wasn't sure if it was beechum (because the downstairs neighbor doesn't let him stay out overnight) so i think it was yet another big black cat from the 'hood. even though he was huge my kitty held her ground, and she even went after him on the roof (which made getting her back inside kinda difficult).


lis and jeff

tom and brent

the three amigos

work has kept me pretty occupied lately so i haven't been riding much... but not to worry, i have been getting out. last friday i met up with some peeps for a FAC ride out to havelock (beers at bob's tavern, and food at pepe's bistro).

Thursday, July 22, 2010

gravel, it's good for you

last sunday i met up with cat and rachel for some road miles. we were south of hickman when i took them on a little detour on stagecoach road. riding a road bike on gravel and dirt roads really helps your handling skills. though a bit sketched out at first they got a hang of it after a few miles. back on pavement, we enjoyed a tailwind for the 15 miles back to lincoln where we then stopped at culvers for some desert. after all, it was national ice cream day.

she's getting bigger...

...and bolder. the other day she made it half way down the stairs before being spotted by beechum (the downstairs neighbor's big black cat, he's like three times her size) and they had a kitty stare down for a few minutes. i'm sure they'll be buds before long.

even though i've bought a few toys for the kitty she instead prefers to play with household items... such as balls of string, rubber bands, tissue paper, and one of my campy record 10speed rear derailleurs.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

no scratching post needed

i have a new shop kitty. i adopted her on the last day of BRAN last month, on a rainy morning as i was leaving david city. i haven't settled on a name yet. at first i was thinking 'luna' but after having seen her demeanor over the last few weeks... i'm thinking 'bestia' might be better (after the character behemoth). hmmmm

Tuesday, July 06, 2010

south with the ladies

i've been feeling really tired lately (watching world cup matches in the morning and afternoon certainly has been disruptive to my sleep schedule) and so i wasn't really feeling like going on a long ride tonight. i still wanted to get out for some leisure miles though, and luckily for me lindsey and cara had the same idea. we met up at my place and decided to head south on the jamaica trail for a ways. on our way back to town we stopped at the silver spoke on satillo road. it's a old biker bar with some murals outside. they have cheap tacos on tuesday nights but they were all gone by the time we got there so i opted for a double cheeseburger. it was freaking huge and delicious. there was also a little guy running around (the bartender's new puppy) looking for scraps and of course linz and cara found him irresistible.

Monday, July 05, 2010

my 4th included...

lis and i being dorks

watching bernard and eddy get all chummy in the tour de france coverage.

and finally setting off some explosions with some friends.

i hope everyone had a happy 4th!

Friday, July 02, 2010

it's july already?

i'm looking forward to a night full of art.