Without you the night grows large and hungry,
hungry enough to consume me, while its twinkly eyes burn into mine.
Twinkly eyes of the past.
I look in those eyes and laugh, smile and dance:
For in the past there was you,
And in the past there was us,
And in the past there was a candle
whose flame burned so steady, all through the night
—Just to warm us again in the morning.
I look into the night and fall into you
Like dew falls in the forest,
Again and again.
Photos from the recent First Friday in Ashland.
“It’s a dangerous business . . . going out your door. You (ride) onto the road, and if you don’t keep your (wheels), there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.”
And so it is, and yet the road beckons; and so you go.
Not entirely sure of where you are going, but entirely sure that you are going somewhere.
The wind gusts behind you; the breezes blow across your face. The sun shines.
As the horizon stretches out in front of you, and as your legs feel the freedom of freedom, the world rushes over to greet you, and your life introduces itself to you. Again.
Here is a picture of a fire inside of a birdcage.
No birds were harmed in the blaze.
Point yer browser over to SObikeblog.com for some recent photos of bike riding on a beautiful fall day.
Check out photos of trials rider Joel Silver over at the Southern Oregon Bike Blog (follow link for full post).
“Eupepsy” means a soundness of digestive organs or good digestion. Many might list the organs used for digestion as esophagus, stomach, pancreas, etc., though to that list I would add “spirit”, “heart”, and “soul”.
I have heard many people in this life speak their opinions about American society and it’s view with and acceptance of death. That in and of itself says something, but more so those opinions have fluttered around in my consciousness and thoughts for awhile now. While I may have had similar feelings prior to experiencing other people’s, it goes without saying that we are influenced in some way by each and every person (and thing, place, taste, smell, etc.) that we experience and interact with. If anything, other people’s awareness of the issue have affected mine in ways that, at times, manifest in me processing the process of my processing of death.
So today has been interesting, needless to day. Even though I just did.
DVS, while usually regarded as a skateboard shoe company, has of late been pumping out really cool bicycle-influenced kicks. Being someone who tends to wear through shoes rather quickly, I was excited when I read about the Rico CT collaboration with Cadence on the DVS Shoes website: “Products that wear into themselves opposed to wearing out is at the core of the new DVS by Cadence Facade Collection. With CTC-Technology, these monochromatic shoes are made with screen printed canvas that will reveal a story through wear and use, becoming more interesting and unique with age, challenging the idea of new is good and old is bad.”
Shoes that wear in instead of out??? Sign me up. Continue reading