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Scattered Thoughts from eastern N. America

While tooling around Toronto with various cycling friends we passed this site, which is the home to Igor’s used bike shop…It’s a hilarious and weird story: Igor was stealing bikes by the thousands and many of them were piled up in various spaces around town. He got busted recently, and his store is boarded up, […]

Hamming it up in Toronto and Hamilton

The fun has been nonstop for me on this trip. On Sunday, after a rainy morning, the sun graciously appeared in time to allow my reading at “This Ain’t The Rosedale Library” to go forward, on the street-side patio as planned. I’m not going to rehash each appearance… let’s just say, clearly, that all my […]

Quack ‘n Track

I’m in Toronto, having a magical visit, so graciously hosted, so enthusiastically met in so many ways! It started with Toronto Cyclist Union activist (among many hats) Yvonne Bambrick meeting me at the airport and giving me a lucid download about local politics, transit fights, etc. while we bussed into the city. As we emerged […]