March 15

The Minimum Wage Experiment

Posted on March 15, 2014 · Posted in Business

It’s March 15, so we’ve had the March for a $15/hour Minimum Wage thing going on in Seattle today. The discussion in the city seems to be divided between those.. read more

More Photos For Bloggers

Posted on March 6, 2014 · Posted in Uncategorized

I posted over at on Getty Images’ making available some 35 million photos for non-commercial use (via embed code).  Another viable option for blog photos, in addition to the.. read more

dropbox logo

Dropbox – No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

Posted on February 21, 2014 · Posted in Business, Lawyers

As someone who pays more attention than most to website terms of use (TOU), I’m amused by the kerfuffle over the Dropbox announcement this week that it is adding an.. read more

Desert Ghost Bike

Reasons I Didn’t Ride, 2013 Edition

Posted on December 31, 2013 · Posted in Commuting

I tried Strava in 2013, but the novelty of it wore off – and it’s no substitute for tracking data in excel (probably safer, too, as I’m no longer competing.. read more

Cold weather cycling

Cold Weather Cycling

Posted on December 13, 2013 · Posted in Commuting, Gear

It’s been cold the last week or so in Seattle.  Temperatures in the teens and 20s, which is much colder than usual for this time of year.  To be sure,.. read more

Foggy street with leaves

Seattle’s Unclean Streets

Posted on December 2, 2013 · Posted in Commuting, Laws, Roads

Here’s another gripe about Seattle’s lack of bike infrastructure – or really, its lack of attention to the basic blocking and tackling of running a city. In a city of.. read more


Cyclist Obey!

Posted on November 12, 2013 · Posted in Bikes, Laws

Bike Snob (of course) nails it far better than I could in addressing the “you cyclists should just follow the rules and send the right message” crowd: It’s impossible, and.. read more

Pothole C (2)

A Note to Drivers from an “Aggressive Cyclist”

Posted on November 8, 2013 · Posted in Commuting, Roads

Really, KIRO7?  An investigation of “aggressive” cyclists? Must be troll week.  But I’ll play along. Apparently, “aggressive” cyclists are out flipping off drivers, running red lights and riding too close.. read more

cocktain napkin agreement

Sign on the Line that is Dotted?

Posted on November 4, 2013 · Posted in Laws, Lawyers

So the other day I was at work, reviewing a contract. It was no big deal; a standard form agreement for a venue were renting to host an event in… read more

space needle fog

Bike Notes – October 2013

Posted on October 25, 2013 · Posted in Bikes

I walked around downtown Louisville at the beginning of the month and was stunned to see that the city has beaten Seattle to the punch with bike share – and.. read more