2021 in review: Cycling

I started riding in 2020 May but it was 2021 that I got really into it. In 2020 I used to ride about 35 miles / 50km a week, which...

2021 in review: Watercolor

I’ve been painting with watercolors since this summer. I fell from my bike, injured my ankle, and I couldn’t ride for about 6 weeks, so I had to find something...

Governance of open-source projects

One of my colleagues have tweeted about how open-source projects are individually unique and therefore individuals who seek to participate in such projects should focus on learning about their projects,...

Sea Otter Classic

I’ve participated in my first cycling event today. Really more of a big festival. It was such a nice clear autumn day.

Honda Gorilla 1:12

According to my wife, her late father used to drive this bike for commute in Tokyo. He was a chubby man, this is a tiny bike, so I try to...

Birthday status update

It’s wonderful that Facebook lets me hear words from my friends every once a year, especially in this 2nd year of the pandemic when I’m not seeing many people. So...

Bike trip across America, DONE!

Almost exactly one year after I started, I’ve finally completed my transcontinental virtual bike tour from San Jose, California to New York City, New York. 4723km ~= 2936miles. Quite a...

Rutherfurd Hall

I’m biking east along Interstate 80 and today I’m at Rutherfurd Hall in Allamuchy, New Jersey.

DuBois, PA

I’m biking east along Interstate 80 and today I’m in DuBois, Pennsylvania.


My colleague told me a while back that he watched Nomadland and he wondered what I’d think of the movie. Yesterday I finally had a chance to watch it.