Last weekend Leah and I were in Sunriver, OR. On Saturday we spent the afternoon hiking up the Green Lakes trail which winds you up the east side of the Cascades between South Sister and Broken Top. The weather was perfect with cool weather and blue skies.
Hervé This: The World’s Weirdest Chef. Explores the ideas and background of a molecular gastronomy pioneer.
Portland light rail’s mixed track record. A look at Portland’s light rail system from the Austin American Statesman. It gets a bit bogged down in financials. I don’t think transit infrastructure can be viewed as a one-time, singular piece. It has to be looked at in terms of what sort of city you wish to create. Hat tip Kraft.
What Is Public? Essay by Anil Dash that examines how both technology and media companies have a vested interest in us defining “public” as broadly as possible. The common misconception being that there’s no singular definition of public; life is much more about the interplay of many publics.
Quality is not just the method, just the form, or just the content. The lack of quality doesn’t cumulate in a spot, it is fundamental. Quality is what holds form and content together.
Great 15-mile run through Forest Park this afternoon. Now that I’m in the teens distance-wise it’s a lot harder to incrementally add further distance. The last mile today was killer. I also need to find a better route for future runs, capped out today because I hit Skyline Boulevard on the West side of the park.