Palin’s advocacy dovetails neatly with his wife’s No. 1 priority: forging a construction contract with private companies to transport natural gas from the North Slope to the Lower 48. The export of natural gas would presumably replace revenue from the state’s dwindling oil reserves, which funded 80 percent of the […]
I’ve never done the Malibu Triathlon. Every year, injury and inertia have kept me from signing up. It’s a local race, it’s a good swim, one of the few rare times to ride on PCH without any cars, I know, I know. Let me eat my croissant in peace. But […]
I didn’t know Barbara Warren, but I rode past her on Saturday. The ambulances had just arrived, and there were two people on the pavement, one upright and dazed, the other flat on the ground. Both were bloody. I’m assuming she was the one lying down. Triathlons are supposed to […]
This is my friend, Dan Santat. He lives a charmed life.
…I was about to write this big, huffy post about how I can no longer drink my favorite mass-produced beers (Franziskaner, Redhook, Bass, Widmer and Boddington’s) because they’re either owned outright or distributed by Anheuser-Busch/InBev, which is what Hensley & Co (aka Cindy McCain’s company) deals with. And then I […]
I am not going to watch the Beijing Olympics. I will not have them on our tv at home, period. I will probably go on the Tivo and give everything with “Olympic” in its title three thumbs down. I won’t click on any Olympic news stories, and just might avoid […]