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Road Cycling It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle. -- Ernest Hemingway

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Old 11-27-21, 07:26 AM
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Originally Posted by rjones28 View Post
Same.


Except for the 46 mile ride
Same.
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Old 11-27-21, 07:29 AM
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More celebratory activity. Never had a porter before. The wife bought this for some reason. It is ok.
anyone else notice that this is an extraordinarily large picture?
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Old 11-27-21, 08:30 AM
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anyone else notice that this is an extraordinarily large picture?
Extra lame?
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17.5 hours post booster and I'm still awesome.
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Old 11-27-21, 08:40 AM
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68A and sunny. I'm gonna wait for at least 80 before going out.
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Old 11-27-21, 09:13 AM
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Why is a clean kitchen such an alien concept to so many people?
Drives me nuts.

Between NYC livin' and a small house in MN, I'm accustomed to working in a small kitchen. For someone working alone, I think that a compact layout is beneficial, but you've gotta keep on top of clutter or you'll rapidly have a log-jam and efficiency will go to ****. Since I do the vast majority of the cooking/food prep in the house, I see the kitchen as my space and get a frustrated when others muck up the works. Along the lines of the "broken window" theory, I think that a dirty dish sitting out, on the counter or in the sink, is an invitation for a bigger mess.
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Old 11-27-21, 09:14 AM
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I feel fat.
You're just askin' for it, ain't ya?
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Old 11-27-21, 09:58 AM
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Originally Posted by WhyFi View Post
Drives me nuts.

Between NYC livin' and a small house in MN, I'm accustomed to working in a small kitchen. For someone working alone, I think that a compact layout is beneficial, but you've gotta keep on top of clutter or you'll rapidly have a log-jam and efficiency will go to ****. Since I do the vast majority of the cooking/food prep in the house, I see the kitchen as my space and get a frustrated when others muck up the works. Along the lines of the "broken window" theory, I think that a dirty dish sitting out, on the counter or in the sink, is an invitation for a bigger mess.
I'm with you. When I'm prepping the meal, I don't like others in the kitchen or trying to help. I find they get in the way even though we have a good size kitchen. Also hate dirty stuff sitting out. I clean as I go.
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Old 11-27-21, 10:37 AM
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Originally Posted by Mojo31 View Post
I'm with you. When I'm prepping the meal, I don't like others in the kitchen or trying to help. I find they get in the way even though we have a good size kitchen. Also hate dirty stuff sitting out. I clean as I go.
When I was cohabiting, I felt the same way. I sometimes clean some as I go, but many times I empty whats left in one side of the sink (I have a double) the next morning, while the French press coffee is brewing.

About to start a slow-braise lamb shank stew. The prep and cooking areas are ship shape.
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Old 11-27-21, 11:12 AM
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Originally Posted by WhyFi View Post
Drives me nuts.

Between NYC livin' and a small house in MN, I'm accustomed to working in a small kitchen. For someone working alone, I think that a compact layout is beneficial, but you've gotta keep on top of clutter or you'll rapidly have a log-jam and efficiency will go to ****. Since I do the vast majority of the cooking/food prep in the house, I see the kitchen as my space and get a frustrated when others muck up the works. Along the lines of the "broken window" theory, I think that a dirty dish sitting out, on the counter or in the sink, is an invitation for a bigger mess.
So true. I have my poor family terrorized. Everyone expects obsessive, arbitrary, and dictatorial policies and procedures on a boat, not so much in your house.
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Old 11-27-21, 11:52 AM
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Originally Posted by Mojo31 View Post
I'm with you. When I'm prepping the meal, I don't like others in the kitchen or trying to help. I find they get in the way even though we have a good size kitchen. Also hate dirty stuff sitting out. I clean as I go.
My across-the-hall neighbor in Brooklyn also liked to do a fair amount of cooking. He was of the belief that a kitchen should be as clean, or cleaner, after finishing cooking a meal. I'm pretty much the same, though I'll let a pan or two soak while eating and then clean them afterwards.

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So true. I have my poor family terrorized. Everyone expects obsessive, arbitrary, and dictatorial policies and procedures on a boat, not so much in your house.
Ha. Along those lines, one of my goals this year is to spend enough time that I have a similar familiarity, workflow, and persnickety approach in the woodworking shop.
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Old 11-27-21, 12:24 PM
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Originally Posted by WhyFi View Post
My across-the-hall neighbor in Brooklyn also liked to do a fair amount of cooking. He was of the belief that a kitchen should be as clean, or cleaner, after finishing cooking a meal. I'm pretty much the same, though I'll let a pan or two soak while eating and then clean them afterwards.



Ha. Along those lines, one of my goals this year is to spend enough time that I have a similar familiarity, workflow, and persnickety approach in the woodworking shop.
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Old 11-27-21, 12:31 PM
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Originally Posted by WhyFi View Post
Drives me nuts.

Between NYC livin' and a small house in MN, I'm accustomed to working in a small kitchen. For someone working alone, I think that a compact layout is beneficial, but you've gotta keep on top of clutter or you'll rapidly have a log-jam and efficiency will go to ****. Since I do the vast majority of the cooking/food prep in the house, I see the kitchen as my space and get a frustrated when others muck up the works. Along the lines of the "broken window" theory, I think that a dirty dish sitting out, on the counter or in the sink, is an invitation for a bigger mess.
Mrs. GeneJockey seems to think that putting a dish in the sink and running water into it means she's done her bit. "It's soaking!", even if it didn't even really need rinsing before putting in the dishwasher. And that belief has infected The Boys. And that leads to the dirty dish/broken window, and the next thin you know, the counter is piled high with dirty dishes.

The result of this is that whoever's supposed to make dinner looks at the kitchen and despairs instead of making dinner.
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Originally Posted by DougRNS View Post
17.5 hours post booster and I'm still awesome.
Your booster might not work against Omicron. Just saying.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
Your booster might not work against Omicron. Just saying.
Define "work".
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Old 11-27-21, 12:55 PM
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Personally, Im lazy when it comes to housework. And it just gets messy again fairly quickly.
amen! I do the minimum. I'm hardly ever there after all.
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That was a cold and windy ride. Still, better than Zwift.
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Define "work".
Reduced infection protection.
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That was a cold and windy ride. Still, better than Zwift.
The new trainer has really affected my HTFU.
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You're just askin' for it, ain't ya?
beggings more like it
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Mrs. GeneJockey seems to think that putting a dish in the sink and running water into it means she's done her bit. "It's soaking!", even if it didn't even really need rinsing before putting in the dishwasher. And that belief has infected The Boys. And that leads to the dirty dish/broken window, and the next thin you know, the counter is piled high with dirty dishes.

The result of this is that whoever's supposed to make dinner looks at the kitchen and despairs instead of making dinner.
That's why carry out was invented.
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Your booster might not work against Omicron. Just saying.
Optimus Prime will defeat Omicron.
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That was a cold and windy ride. Still, better than Zwift.
There are no words to describe my lack of desire to ride a bike outdoors today.
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Cool weather schwag arrived today.


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There are no words to describe my lack of desire to ride a bike outdoors today.
I bet there are, but tough to sneak past the censor.
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