Tour, Days 25-27: Getting Lost is Half the Fun, Eventually

Emily and I wrapped up our joint portion of approximately 250 km of cycling in lovely Chalon-sur-Saone, after 40 km of clean-as-a-whistle Voie Verte rail-to-trail up from Malay. The easy riding made it something of a Tour Le France final day in Paris ride, only missing the traditional drinking from flutes of champagne. It’s been… Read More Tour, Days 25-27: Getting Lost is Half the Fun, Eventually

The Albuquerque Journal’s Intentional Failure to Cover K-12 Education

A rest day on the bike tour offers a chance for the legs to recover, but also allows the mind to get something off its chest, so to speak. I’ll start with an insipid observation: The Albuquerque Journal does a supremely awful job of covering K-12 education in New Mexico. If Pulitzer had a Razzie,… Read More The Albuquerque Journal’s Intentional Failure to Cover K-12 Education

Tour, Days 22-24: A Velo Ramble Through and Around the Morvan Forest

After five weeks here in Europe, the thought first crossed my mind last night: This tour will eventually end. Coincidentally, this thought was followed by a night of “teacher dreams” involving the usual scenarios K-12 school teachers endlessly go through in this conscious and especially unconscious minds during and especially just prior to a school… Read More Tour, Days 22-24: A Velo Ramble Through and Around the Morvan Forest