God Bless the Grass

A field of very green grass peppered with daffodils, on the horizon bare trees beginning to bud against a blue sky.

God bless the truth that fights toward the sunThey roll there lies over it and think that it is done  From the song God Bless the Grass by Malvina Reynolds At the end of my dream-like cross-country bicycle tour at the end of July 2018, reality hit hard. My mother was diagnosed with lung cancer …

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The Great Pall

A view of a valley with trees in the foreground.

Three thousand six hundred and five is the number of miles I have traveled to arrive in Dillion, Montana. It has happened quite a number times all along the way on this trip but it is occurring more often now that I am riding over high mountain passes with views of snow-laced peaks made of …

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About This Blog

At the front of a May Day protest march, people holding Portland Immigration Coalition banner.

How to Quit Your Corporate Job and Start a Revolution* (*Quitting the job was the easy part. Starting a Gandhian-style non-violent overthrow of the kakistocracy? Not so much. If you have ideas, inquire within.) I have felt compelled to start a blog with this title for a few years now. I suppose the reasons have to …

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