Monthly Archives: June 2011

Damn fool idealism

9am. The weather report said partly cloudy. Maybe a spot thunder shower after lunch. The only smart thing I bothered to do was pack a rain shell. 15 miles of mostly gravel on the agenda and I rolled out. It … Continue reading

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Arkansas Gravel!

Well, I’ve been in Arkansas for 3 days and just got around to going for a ride.  It’s hot and I, being a first class nincompoop, waited until mid-afternoon to get started, so I kept it short.  About 7 miles. … Continue reading

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30 years

In 1981 Micro-Soft introduced MS-DOS, their Disk Operating System or some such. With it a computer user could boot a PC or clone with an 8086 or 8088 microprocessor. Three of the (probably) most used commands that any kid who … Continue reading

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