A Racket

Day’s Verse:
God, brilliant Lord,
your name echoes around the world.

Psalm 8:9

In addition to a job (thank you to those people who’ve sent me job suggestions, by the way — keep it up!), I need something else: A new rear fender bracket. Partway through escorting Mom on her commute this morning, my rear fender started rattling something terrible. A quick evaluation revealed the problem:

Broken Fender Bracket
That little plastic bit is supposed to be whole, by the way. It’s not dangerous, but boy the fender sure does make racket when I hit bumps now. Anybody have an extra fender bracket thingy hanging around that you’d like to donate to my commuting bike? Continue Reading >>

Helpful Weather Forecast

Day’s Verse:
The men were amazed and asked, “What kind of man is this? Even the winds and the waves obey him!”
Matthew 8:27 (context)

The weather forecast for tonight:

Showers likely. Precipitation may mix with snow in heavier showers. Lows in the 30s. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph…except northwest wind north part.

I love how it says southwest winds, except for the northwest winds. How delightfully quirky! This means that I got a headwind as I rode south on the way in to work, and then I also get a headwind as I ride north on the way home from work. Continue Reading >>