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May 2011 Blog Posts (21)

Chickpeas a la Ibn Battutah

Chickpeas a la Ibn Battutah

I've been reading "Travels with a Tangerine", by Tim Macintosh-Smith. It's about the great Arab traveler Ibn Battutah who saw most of the world over 30 years.



With "IB" in mind, I cooked chickpeas and eggplant with spices reminiscent of Tangier. I used about a pound of chickpeas and one eggplant, an onion, some garlic all in a little oil, and…

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Added by Michael Levin on May 30, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Amazing Sunset

Sunset at Lake Sybelia

Yesterday I had the good fortune to be in the right place at the right time. I often cycle to one of many lakes near sunset. This evening there were surprises in store! Firstly, the sunset itself was amazing.

 

 

And, if… Continue

Added by Michael Levin on May 29, 2011 at 10:37pm — No Comments

Patience

"The Dalai Lama shows no anger toward the Chinese, even though the policy of the Chinese government for years has been to practice genocide toward Tibetans, culturicide toward their institutions, beliefs, everything they hold dear, and geocode toward the very land they live on. When asked about his apparent lack of anger toward the Chinese by an incredulous reporter…

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Added by Michael Levin on May 25, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Solitude Farm



“Dear friends, I am Krishna McKenzie and I started and run Solitude Farm in Auroville, Tamil, Nadu, India. Since 18 years, I have been deeply…

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Added by Michael Levin on May 24, 2011 at 9:43am — No Comments

live-in help needed forest grove

looking for organic couple,

spiritual pagans

to live on our land and help create

takemeom@gmail.com

386-454-9340

Added by chia rose and taras on May 24, 2011 at 9:40am — No Comments

The Fuhgettaboutit lock

Millner Built Schwinn SS

 

Millner Built Schwinn SS secured by The Fuhgettaboutit lock, like a gym in a sleeve at 15 lbs!

 

The Fuhgettaboutit lock. Article from…

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Added by Michael Levin on May 21, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

Zoobird is on Facebook

Zoobird is on Facebook! Click here to get started. 

Added by Michael Levin on May 20, 2011 at 2:40pm — No Comments

Bike Wine Carrier by Oopsmark

 

Remember the old M&M's ad that went "Melt in your mouthNOT in your hand!" Miller Lite claimed "Great Taste...Less Filling!" Jesse's Bike Wine Carrier looks good...smells great,…

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Added by Michael Levin on May 19, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Friday is Bike to Work Day! (Contest)

May is "Bike to Work" month and Friday is "Bike to Work" Day in many places. Let's have some fun: post the sum of your age and the age of your bike (photo great!) and see who's the youngest with oldest bike, oldest with newest bike, etc. Ride on! Add your entry here in the Bike Zoo… Continue

Added by Michael Levin on May 18, 2011 at 7:00am — 3 Comments

Nice Bumper Sticker


Let me know if you want one...

Added by Michael Levin on May 17, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Elephant Bicycle

Elephant Bicycle.…



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Added by Michael Levin on May 16, 2011 at 5:20pm — No Comments

Last Steam Engine Train



Leo Kottke plays his Bozo guitar. That's "Bō-zhō" as in Bozo Podonovic, a luthier from Serbia now living in the US. Leo has been playing many years, all over the world. People say he does impossible things on the guitar. If you look closely, you'll see much of this tune revolves around the C Maj chord. Look… Continue

Added by Michael Levin on May 16, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

How to Dress Up Your Bike

Rivendell Bleriot

Rivendell makes bikes. This one's called a "Bleriot"

 

From "BentRiderOnline":

 

Q: "I've got this old, steel Fuji frame with nice lugs on it. Cottered cranks, the whole mid-1970s thing. How would I go about giving a bike like this…

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Added by Michael Levin on May 15, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Bike Zoo DIY ::: Tape Your Handlebars

Here's the first of the new Bike Zoo DIY series. Know how to maintain your bike. Be the master of your own destiny. You can do it yourself. Thanks to http://www.bicyclebikes.com/ ! Read much more about bikes at the Bike Zoo...

Added by Michael Levin on May 15, 2011 at 4:25pm — No Comments

Zoobird Escapes!

(photo credit to Michael Schwartz for News)



Calling all Zoobirds! One of our brethern has been spotted wandering outside her cage! A peacock, more specifically a peahen, has escaped and… Continue

Added by Michael Levin on May 12, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Ultimate Dog Tease

Added by Michael Levin on May 12, 2011 at 9:33am — No Comments

A Short History of America by R. Crumb and Joni Mitchell


Enjoy!

Added by Michael Levin on May 11, 2011 at 7:54pm — No Comments

Knockoff purses and Brooks saddles...

I read the Bike Snob every day. Today, he mentioned a crackdown on knockoff purses. Why even bother when you can find the genuine article in a thrift shop for $5? Plus, it makes a great, "stylish", under saddle toolkit for your bike! Cheaper than the… Continue

Added by Michael Levin on May 10, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

When man invented the bicycle...

Added by Michael Levin on May 8, 2011 at 9:46am — No Comments

Fausto Coppi, in his prime

Fausto Coppi, in his prime -http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fausto_Coppi So, would you rather go to the gym or get on your bike and ride?

Added by Michael Levin on May 8, 2011 at 8:47am — No Comments

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