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Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 13,345
Views: 243,332
Posted By ericy

I see it this way - they had this vision of...

I see it this way - they had this vision of Strava turning into more of a social network than anything else. Facebook for athletes. And if they got tons of people to sign up, they would have tons...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 13,345
Views: 243,332
Posted By ericy

We used to have levers rather than round knobs to...

We used to have levers rather than round knobs to open the door. The cats would jump up and use their paw to pull on the lever to let themselves in.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 05:46 AM
Replies: 13,345
Views: 243,332
Posted By ericy

We are kind of working on the next step towards...

We are kind of working on the next step towards retirement. The ball really got rolling in 2018 when we bought the Delaware beach house. Then early in 2019, we decided to sell the townhouse in DC,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 13,345
Views: 243,332
Posted By ericy

That picture could make a wicked-hard jigsaw...

That picture could make a wicked-hard jigsaw puzzle.
05-16-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 202,677
Posted By ericy

Here is Gracie looking pretty relaxed: ...

Here is Gracie looking pretty relaxed:


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Gracie looking pretty relaxed.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 13,345
Views: 243,332
Posted By ericy

Don't be a Karen.

Don't be a Karen.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-20, 04:38 AM
Replies: 13,345
Views: 243,332
Posted By ericy

Isn't that sort of like hospital food?

Isn't that sort of like hospital food?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 13,345
Views: 243,332
Posted By ericy

It seems like the doctors are quickly learning...

It seems like the doctors are quickly learning what helps and what doesn't.

The latest seems to be that putting someone on a ventilator is really a last resort. There was something interesting...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 13,345
Views: 243,332
Posted By ericy

Now for the flip side of it - before she retired,...

Now for the flip side of it - before she retired, my wife was doing food sales to restaurants. Typically the mom-and-pop places and not so much the big chains. But the rule really was that if a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 13,345
Views: 243,332
Posted By ericy

A lot of restaurant food bugs me. Portions are...

A lot of restaurant food bugs me. Portions are too large. Too much salt, too much cheese, too many carbs. Even a simple sandwich is sometimes over the top for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13,345
Views: 243,332
Posted By ericy

We got ours last week. Awaiting the big one (for...

We got ours last week. Awaiting the big one (for the 2019 taxes just filed) - that would be quite a bit more money. I didn't have big plans - other than to pay down the car.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 13,345
Views: 243,332
Posted By ericy

It is ratings like this that have caused the...

It is ratings like this that have caused the insane price escalation in college costs - leading to "amenities wars". Colleges spending more and more on amenities to attract more students, the cost...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13,345
Views: 243,332
Posted By ericy

After the accident, they worked out the chances...

After the accident, they worked out the chances of a catastrophic failure - not an easy calculation, but they identified what they thought to be all of the failure modes, and the probabilities. What...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 13,345
Views: 243,332
Posted By ericy

Yikes. Too late for you now, but I have seen...

Yikes.

Too late for you now, but I have seen interesting discussion of a safety device for a table saw called "SawStop". Here they demonstrate with a hot dog:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-20, 06:05 AM
Replies: 13,345
Views: 243,332
Posted By ericy

I am having issues with my office-mate. ...

I am having issues with my office-mate.

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Forum: Foo
04-08-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 10,745
Views: 2,238,269
Posted By ericy

Why - did he see his shadow?

Why - did he see his shadow?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 13,345
Views: 243,332
Posted By ericy

Some are better than others. A lot of the...

Some are better than others. A lot of the restaurants around here serve almost all seafood because they think that's what the tourists want. But I don't really care for it all that much, so there...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13,345
Views: 243,332
Posted By ericy

Don't go into a bank dressed like that :eek:

Don't go into a bank dressed like that :eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 13,345
Views: 243,332
Posted By ericy

That's kind of the fun thing being where we are. ...

That's kind of the fun thing being where we are. With all of the stuff going on in the outside world, the plants and animals are oblivious and are going about their normal activities. If we were in...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 13,345
Views: 243,332
Posted By ericy

Usually get between 4-5 miles/kWh. Closer to 4,...

Usually get between 4-5 miles/kWh. Closer to 4, especially when the weather is cold. So if I pay the local utility 10 cents/kWh, so the cost is something like 2.5 cents/mile.

Maintenance costs...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 13,345
Views: 243,332
Posted By ericy

Just outside of my "office", we have a bush where...

Just outside of my "office", we have a bush where a female cardinal has taken up residence. The problem is that she sees her reflection in the window, and sees a threat, so she keeps attacking the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13,345
Views: 243,332
Posted By ericy

My wife tried one of those this morning, but...

My wife tried one of those this morning, but there was something not quite right and it kept popping off.

Besides - I hear that dry cleaning bags work much better at keeping the viruses out.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 214,762
Posted By ericy

The neighbor's dog loved it too.:eek:

The neighbor's dog loved it too.:eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 214,762
Posted By ericy

I have refused to sign up for facebook. Right...

I have refused to sign up for facebook. Right from the start it seemed like a huge time sink. A lot of people on social media get hooked on getting "likes" or "follows", and they say and do crazy...
Forum: Foo
02-22-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10,745
Views: 2,238,269
Posted By ericy

Just a paint-roller type of thing that leaves a...

Just a paint-roller type of thing that leaves a track that looks like a bike tire tread. That would do the trick. You could even use water-soluble paint in the hopes of avoiding criminal...
Forum: Foo
02-20-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8,836
Views: 949,373
Posted By ericy

If only there were some sort of restraint that...

If only there were some sort of restraint that could hold you in your seat in the event of an accident.
12-16-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 52,410
Posted By ericy

Did the radio tower once, and once is enough. I...

Did the radio tower once, and once is enough. I had a phenomenal ride down however, and picked up all of the speed bonuses.
12-07-19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 202,677
Posted By ericy

Ours are on the same canned food. We have 3 -...

Ours are on the same canned food. We have 3 - one who would eat everything in sight, the others would just graze.

Our neighbors have a cat feeder that has a chip reader built in. You can program...
Forum: Foo
06-10-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10,745
Views: 2,238,269
Posted By ericy

Probably "retina". But the whole thing smells...

Probably "retina". But the whole thing smells like a photoshop job.
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