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: Episode 79: Contest, And A Friend’s New Blog In this episode, I talk about an upcoming contest and an award that apparently I may get, and my …

: The Twilight Sessions My friend Chris has started a new blog on which to explore his journey as a skateboarder now over 50 …

: This is my friend Mark. A great skater, at a great spot. …

: It’s still hard to beat a board like this for just riding around.

: Podcast Episode 78: A Little Skating A brief report on my skating over the weekend.

: Spots change Before going to Pandemic Parking Lot to skate yesterday I went over to the Glenville ditch, which …

: A little combo A short line I filmed for a little online video sharing thing that Waltz skateboards is doing …

: Truck/Wheel Combo Comparison Comparison of truck/wheel combos. Top: Ace 55 trucks (original version) with OJ 54mm 92a wheels - …

: I have clued a few more people into the existence of this blog. I’m going to stop posting much …

: Well, I just made my travel arrangements for the U.S. Open freestyle skateboarding this summer in …

: Paderborn? Well, I’m still considering a trip to skate the Paderborn contest this summer. It will be …

: 54mm Powell Nano Cubics vs. formerly 54mm Bones STF

: Podcast Episode 77: Skating With Friends, New Wheels, And The Dutch Freestyle Open A few comments on a few things.

: An old pic A few years ago my friend Dale took this pic (from my About page) at the Budda Bank (misspelling …

: Ugh I have a couple of accounts on Bluesky that I used to follow a highly curated list of accounts about …

: More thoughts on all-around boards Years after I bought it, this 8.8" wide 15" wheelbase Cockfight pops still gets the job …

: Skated with my friend Paul for his 60th birthday two days ago. We went to a couple of skateparks. …

: Regarding my previous post. I have often jokingly referred to my “stream of …

: Let the board do the thinking Related to the previous podcast post… In addition to letting the board roll, I have come to …

: Podcast Episode 76: Let The Board Roll In this episode, I just talk about my skate session from this weekend and the value of letting the …

: A line I’ve been working on. Yes, I’m fat.

: Free on the internet always comes with a price A few years ago Spotify bought Anchor.fm, which was a podcasting platform that a lot of people got …

: Shadows Most skaters skate what’s available. In my early teen years that meant a school parking lot …

: Dale doing a sweeper at Buda Bank.

: Podcast Episode 75: Random Ramblings In this episode, I just talk about this blog, and some ideas about getting people to use blogs and …

: Buda Bank My friend Dale found this little bank a few years back. We call it the Buda Bank, as it is near some …

: More on the hips Today at aikido practice I essentially had a private lesson with my teacher, as the weather was …

: Backside 180 slide to Fakie 720. I love this kind of skating.

: Podcast Episode 74: It’s In The Hips In this episode, I go on and on about using your hips to generate power doing physical activities …

: Podcast Episode 73: Skateboarding Anxiety In this short episode, I talk about the anxiety I feel every year about getting back on my board …

: the Simple Stuff My “project” in skateboarding the last few years has been - how far can I go without …

: I like this board, but the 14" wheelbase is really too short for the way I’m skating now. …

: Podcast Episode 72: I Went Skating A quick check in about yesterday’s session and some trick ideas.

: Proof that I skated yesterday.

: Footwork and whatnot Over the last 4 years my freestyle skateboarding has been done mostly on big boards, and …

: Podcast Episode 71: Social Media Is Stupid In this episode, I talk about how stupid it is to base skateboarding sponsorships on someone’s …

: Back to being a skateboarding journal Just a note. As I have returned to Aikido after a long pandemic absence I am feeling like myself …

: Podcast episode 70: Neverwas Skateboarding In this episode, I say a few words about this very important Facebook group that I’m part of.

: Podcast Episode 69: A Few More Thoughts On Skateboarding In this episode, I talk about some of the results, and the set up at the Tucson contest, and have a …

: Podcast Episode 67: Freestyle Just a few quick words about stuff that going on in the freestyle skateboarding community.

: Podcast Episode 66: The Trip I Didn’t Take In this episode, I discuss my canceled trip to the skateboard contest in Tucson, Arizona.

: Podcast Episode 65: Back To Aikido In this episode, I discussed my return to my longtime martial arts practice, after barely practicing …

: Not that complicated If I owned a privately held platform, I think I would make the decision - make the ethical leap - to …

: Podcast Episode 64: Being An Uncle In this episode, I talk about my recent trip to Louisiana for a funeral, staying with my uncle, and …

: Podcast Episode 63: Setting Goals In this episode, I discussed my goals for skateboarding and gaming in the coming year.

: Podcast Episode 62: The 1985 Capitola Classic In this podcast I discuss the Capitola classic street style contest that happened in 1985. I found …

: Podcast Episode 61. Skating. Just a quick episode to talk about my skate session this past Saturday.

: Finished reading 2023: Howling Stones by Alan Dean Foster 📚

: I got some skating in today.

: Bluesky - meh... I set up my science fiction blog (bloftin2sf.blog) to cross-post to Bluesky. If I make a short …

: Podcast Episode 60: My Cat In the short episode, I talk about having a 14-year-old cat.

: Podcast Episode 59: Dead Old Legs Just checking in right quick. Putting a new freestyle board together tonight. I just want to skate.

: Podcast Episode 56: I Skated, And I’m Fat Just a quick check in about skating at a Skate Park yesterday and seeing how fat I am on video. …

: Podcast Episode 55: Checking In After Vacation My wife and I were on vacation in Ireland for the last two weeks. I’m back. Just checking in.

: I’ve been in Dublin, Ireland for the last 11 days on vacation. Beautiful city, wonderful …

: In Dublin, Ireland.

: Riley after beauty shop.

: Podcast Episode 54: Skateboarding Is Important In this episode, I just check in and thank Lew and Luke for the nice things they said about me on …

: Podcast Episode 53: Wheels In the short episode, I talk a little bit about skateboard wheels.

: Riley helped me celebrate my 59th birthday the other day.

: Podcast Episode 51: Skateboarding. Just a quick check in and some blabbering about skateboarding.

: Podcast Episode 51: To Celebrate One’s Self? In this episode, I talk about the bones brigade, and apparently they’re doing some kind of …

: I’ve noticed that lot of decisions I make these days regarding how I respond to things, if I …

: Working from home today.

: Finally got out to skate this afternoon. Not gonna lie. It was rough. I’m in horrible …

: Podcast Episode 50: Youtubers, Skateboarding, And The Chameleons In this episode, I blabber about Youtubers and other stuff.

: Podcast Episode 49: Losing A Friend, Getting A Board, And Vacation In this episode I talk about losing a good skateboarding friend recently, and talk a little bit …

: Substack Exploration I’ve been exploring Substack just to see who is producing good content but too dumb to have …

: Podcast Episode 48: A Trip To Houston Just a quick report on my weekend trip to a funeral in Houston. Doesn’t that sound uplifting? It …

: 1 year old Our boy Riley turned 1 a couple of days ago. 🐕

: Work from home day = best day ever, every time, for Lefty.

: Complaining It is hard to be a skateboarder in Texas in the summer. Even though our politics here are crazy …

: Riley got groomed today.

: Podcast Episode 47: Some Skateboarding Information Just another quick podcast about an upcoming contest, and a video I made for an upcoming video …

: After a couple of weeks in “Board & Train”, our boy Riley is home again. It took him …

: Bluesky? Bah! My wife has been telling me about the rubbish accounts following her on Bluesky. She had one post …

: Euro Freestyle Many of my friends are in Brandenburg, Germany right now, where over the last three days the Euro …

: A follow up. The person I mentioned in the previous podcast post died the next day.

: Podcast Episode 46: Someone I Know Is About To Die Just a few thoughts on life and death, as my brother-in-law’s brother makes his way out of this …

: Podcast Episode 45: Micro.Blog Rules. In this episode, I talk about my immersion into the ecosystem of Micro.blog and its companion apps. …

: Added a “Reading” page to my micro.blog to track books read this year.

: I am now using all the micro.blog companion apps of which I’m aware. Sunlit for photos, …

: My buddy

: Crystal Bridges Museum This past weekend we made the drive from Dallas up to Bentonville, Arkansas, to see the Diego Rivera …

: An evening spent listening gorgeous music with your cat is never wasted time. Lefty and I listen to …

: Ridiculously cute. 🐶

: I have this CD and an LP by this musical group. I’m listening to the CD right now. It’s absolutely …

: Fickle Knucklehead deck. 169s. 54mm 92a OJs. 🛹

: Podcast Episode 44: Read A Book In this episode, I talk about libraries and the value of reading. Not just the intellectual value of …

: Podcast Episode 43: Yet Another Podcast Episode Today In this podcast, I just blabber a little bit more. A little bit about the skateboarding, a little …

: Podcast Episode 42. Everything Skateboarding. In this episode, I just catch up real quickly and talk about a new E magazine that recently came …

: Tonight is music night. Lefty loves it. Pink Floyd, then Warren Zevon, now The Specials.

: This old cat is my best buddy.

: My wife has been using bluesky a bit. Said it was good for about a week, but the trolls are already …

: Riley

: Removed the Twitter app from my phone. Not missing it.

: To Them It Is Nothing I have posted this video before, but today I am posting it again to talk about something else. I was …

: Podcast Episode 41: Some Thoughts On Skateboarding In this episode, I talk about a new wheel that is coming out from Powell Peralta. I also talk a …

: Old session My skating has been non-existent for several months for many reason, chief among them the heat. As I …

: Almost 11 months old now. Oh, he’s a good boy!

: My friends down in Houston at Cockfight Skateboards had some new boards available recently, and this …

: God, I love my stereo This is not a post about bragging about my stereo. First off, it is a nice system that sounds quite …

: Got a new CD player. My old one sounded good, but the little tray kept sticking and would not come …

: Podcast Episode 40 In this podcast I lament the fact that I am currently in Texas, and not at a skateboard contest in …

: Riley and Grogu This little monster is now 9 months old. To say the least he has change my life – our lives. …

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: Podcast Episode 39: Our Dog Had A Brush With Death, But He’s Ok And We Are Very Relieved. Quick podcast about how we almost lost our sweet little dog to some kind of insect sting earlier …

: Just an old video of mine Sometimes on a skateboard I manage to get it right. I’m always happy when I get it on video, …

: The Chameleons I love that my wife buys the greatest music. It just shows up. This is a new remaster. Sounds so …

: Mastery Last Sunday I watched the finals of the World Freestyle Roundup skateboard contest, which was …

: Podcast Episode 38: I Was Awarded A Skateboarding Award Seriously, I was. I found out this morning that I was given an award at the world freestyle round up …

: Pretty sure I have said this before, but it can stand repeating. The built-in speaks on my late 2019 …

: Accomplishment My wife posted this article. I thought it was insightful. Maybe this link will work? Anyway, below …

: Reducing the burden and the Small Arts So, I’m getting rid of most of my skateboarding gear. Seriously. This is happening. I have too …

: Podcast Episode 37: Street League, Rumble, And Why Skateboarding Needs To Die Again. In this episode, I rant about the involvement of scum bags from the ultimate fighting championship …

: Podcast Episode 36 In this episode, I respond and comment to Lew’s recent podcast about men’s mental health. A few …

: Some reasons I hate Spotify... In this quick episode I talk about some reasons I hate Spotify and will never use it. I’m sure …

: We’ve been hanging out on the patio for about an hour. The weathers real nice. It’s also great to …

: Sheltie at 8 weeks and at nearly 8 months. Riley is such a good boy!

: Podcast episode 35: the role of hobbies in our lives. In this episode, I talk a little bit about the role, that hobbies and interests play in our lives, …

: Podcast Episode 34: A Science Fiction Blog. In this episode, I check in real quickly and talk about the science fiction blogging project I …

: Podcast Episode 33: Setting Up A New Board And Skateboarding’s Place In A Life In this episode, I discussed setting up a new board and thinking out loud about the role of …

: Podcast Episode 32: Upcoming Contest, And Public Library Talk. In this episode, I’m just checking in. I talk a little bit about some upcoming events in freestyle, …

: Hyped to Skate 1 As much as I have talked about drawing inspiration from my friends and their skating more than pros, …

: Subtleties in Footwork Related to the previous podcast post… Lew and Luke continue mentioning the Small Arts on …

: Podcast Episode 31: Getting My Flow Back And Some Talk About The Small Arts. In this episode, I talk about yesterday’s session, some observations about getting my flow back …

: Podcast Episode 30: The Seeking Of Adulation, And The Simplicity Of Skateboarding In this episode I talk a little bit about my experience in Paderborn, Germany, and the unexpected …

: Podcast Episode 29: Skate Zines And A Related Story In this episode, I talk a little bit about the skate zine my friend Chris Battle just sent me, and …

: Post a great album with no explanation. Tag others to do the same. The Chameleons - Script of …

: Microphones and good/shitty recordings. I’ve been podcasting for a long time, using several microphones on a number of different …

: Riley is in his cat phase.

: Podcast Episode 28: Make Your Own Scene In this episode, I talk about the ability to create your own sub scene within skateboarding and …

: Podcast Episode 27: Skateboarding Zines And Media Projects. In this episode I reflect on how cool skateboarding zines and other media projects are, and how much …

: Podcast Episode 26: Altering My Technique For Certain Skateboard Tricks, And A Statement About Some Stuff. I start this episode with a quick statement about my philosophy with dealing with racists and bigots …

: Stereo One of the perks of being a middle-aged person with a job and a house is the ability to have a …

: Alive I’m sitting out on my patio this morning. Drinking coffee. It is good. On the left side of my body …

: The floof is coming in.

: Podcast Episode 25: Your Idols Are Dead. In this quick episode, I discuss a discussion we had on the Neverwas skateboarding Facebook group.

: Why? As long as I live, I don’t know if I’ll every really understand my relationship to …

: I’m trying Fathom Analytics on my microblog. I like it so far. I had Google Analytics …

: Podcast Episode 24: Being An Outcast, Putting An Old Board Together, And Why The Ollie Is The Worst Thing That Ever Happened To Skateboarding In this episode, I talk about my experience, as far as skateboarding and being a social outcast, a …

: Knucklehead Well, I set this board back up as one of my regular “riders” yesterday. This is one of …

: Riley is Riley underwent removal of his testicles yesterday. He remains a good boy. Everyone who meets him …

: Podcast Episode 23: Various Skateboarding Thoughts. In this episode, I talk about my session this past Sunday, Stacy Peralta, and pontificate a little …

: Boards, Adjustments, and Self-Victory Well today I went out to skate. Good weather. Oh, today is Sunday. Yesterday I was out of sorts. …

: Podcast Episode 22: Enthusiasm For Skateboarding, Other Stuff, And Public Libraries. In this episode, I just talk a little bit about keeping one’s enthusiasm for skateboarding, and how …

: the Devil in the Details So here is the kind of thing I’m working on – the details. This move is pretty simple. A …

: Podcast Episode 21: Various Stuff In this episode I talk about some nice stuff people said this week about my skating.

: Podcast Episode 20. Back At It. In this episode, I just talk a little bit about my first real Skate session of the year.

: I'm Back Well, it is Februrary, the weather was nice this weekend, and today I got out to skate. It has been …

: This morning we checked our email on the patio. Sheltie life.

: Podcast Episode 19: Catching Up. In this episode, I go on and on about skateboarding and stuff.

: Podcast Episode 18: Skateboarding Is A Crime Another episode in which I’m responding to my friend Lew and his podcast, and making a few comments …

: Some ideas Some line ideas I’ve been working on for a while. Looking forward to really making them nice …

: Podcast Episode 17: Expert? In this episode, I go on and on about what it means to be an expert in something, in particular …

: More on bank skating Here’s a quick podcast with some related links for my friend Lew and anyone else who is …

: Trying to remember…I don’t think I’ve posted this before. My birthday session …

: Philadelphia Skateboard Academy I’m pretty excited about this board. Technically there’s nothing that special about it. It’s an 8.5 …

: Podcast Episode 15 A few comments about the old international Longboarder magazine, some comments to my friends, Lew …

: Podcast Episode 14: The State Of Freestyle, Sort Of In this episode, I talk a little bit about the state of freestyle, and where we come from in the …

: Podcast Ep. 13 Just a quick podcast from my car.

: Priorities This year, rather than having New Years resolutions, I’ve been thinking about some adjustments …

: Podcast Episode 12: A Few More Comments On Announcers At Skateboard Contests Just a few comments to clear up anything that was unclear in yesterday’s rant.

: Podcast Episode 11: More Thoughts On Tucson And Freestyle Skateboarding Contests In this episode, I talk a little bit more about my experience in Tucson as a judge at the Tucson …

: Zero Street Cred I was sharing this story with some friends today. A couple of years ago my friend @TheLoneSentry …

: Podcast Episode 10: Still In Tucson In this episode, I discuss the results of the Tucson Thunderdome contest, and a little bit about the …

: Podcast Ep. 9 In Tucson You’re very quick check in the night after the contest.

: Podcast Ep 8: The Road To Tucson Continues Yet another quick podcast episode this time recorded in my hotel room in Tucson, Arizona, as I …

: The Road to Tucson: part whatever, I've lost track Well, I have about an hour before my plane boards for Tucson. I haven’t travelled by air since …

: Podcast Ep 7: At The Airport Just a very quick check in via podcast.

: Tucson tomorrow Well tomorrow is the Tucson trip. I’m ready. Got all my gear ready and whatnot. I had a good …

: New board, part 4 OK, other than changing wheels if I find myself on a rougher surface (or when these wheels wear …

: Podcast Ep 7 Short podcast episode to talk about the new board and the upcoming Tucson trip.

: New Board, part 3 Ok, I almost have the Heroin skateboard deck set up. Today I put some Indy 159s with 54mm Bones STF …

: Podcast Ep 6: Wheelie Theory A podcast response to my friend @theLoneSentry 's comments on the previous podcast episode. Some …

: The Road to Tucson: part 4 Another short podcast, talking about skateboards set ups, and how I think about them. My own weird …

: The Road to Tucson: part 3 I haven’t done a 360 shove-it in nearly three years. I believe I have mentioned that before, …

: I’m really enjoying the Wavelength app for doing quick podcasts with my iPhone via micro.blog. …

: The Road to Tucson: part 2 This is just a quick podcast episode talking about my preparation for the trip to Tucson.

: The Road to Tucson: part 1 I've decided to do a series of blog posts, videos, and short podcasts about my upcoming trip to be a …

: Wishing all you micro.bloggers a happy New Year! Also, here is 4 month old Riley!

: Podcast Ep 3 Just a quick podcast using the Wavelength app. Checking in.

: New board, part 2 I finally put grip tape on that new deck I got a couple of weeks ago. I guess with the short days …

: The real deal A few years ago I was riding my bike down one of the major streets where I live (not really on the …

: My essential skate gear My friend @TheLoneSentry did a series of posts on his essential skate gear. I decided to do the same …

: Riley @ayjay - this is Riley. He joined us back in October at 9 weeks old.

: Well, my skateboarding drought, caused by winter bullshit rainy shitty weather, continues. I did get …

: Dear Apple, I hate your stupid .webp image format. Please disappear it. thanks, Bob

: Double Diamond Inspired by @theLoneSentry ’s “Madness” posts, I ordered myself a Christmas …

: A longboarding video Years ago, before this hill was redeveloped into what appears to be a soviet-era apartment block, we …

: Skate Like You As long as I’m just posting every random thing I think or look at tonight, I was thinking …

: Quite Unusual Here is another clip from the early pandemic months, at the spot I came to call Pandemic Parking …

: A Trick The November 2022 weather in North Texas continues to suck ass, so here’s another old clip. I …

: Progression I notice a lot of videos on youtube about people’s “progression” in things like …

: Awesome shot of Tony Hawk ( www.instagram.com/tonyhawk/ ) from 1987. Everything looks better on the …

: the Small Arts My friend Dale and I started a skateboarding media project a few years ago called “the Small …

: Tommy Riffing off my friend @theLoneSentry and his recent post, I thought I’d post this classic part …

: Waiting to skate My wife took this picture of me and my cat this past Sunday as I waited for Dale to come get me to …

: Podcast Ep 2 A quick podcast recorded with the Wavelength app it’s kind of a companion to microblog. Just a quick …

: Skating with Dale I got out to skate today with my friend Dale. We haven’t skated together since before the …

: Autumn in Flux This is a skate video I’ve been in love with for many years. The skater and creator is Jason …

: the Small Arts - Skateboarding at the Human Scale This is my friend Lew, at some park I know not where. Lew is, to say the least, a unique person. He …

: If you are into tabletop roleplaying games, in particular Traveller, GURPS, Champions, or other …

: Long Beach Freestyle 1977 This video, uploaded by 1970s pro skateboarder Brian Beardsly of the California Freeformer team, is …

: A blast from the past, again Another clip from the same session as before, back in 2015. Just a couple of tricks. As noted many …

: Yet another old clip Well, still rainy and crappy in Dallas, and after work right now is all about our new puppy, so here …

: Mastodon So, I spent some time and figured out how to use Mastodon today. Got all set up on a tabletop …

: Skate like me? My friend The Lone Sentry apparently saw a skater at a skatepark in Boston who skates like me. I …

: Clips vs Showing off My friend Lew started a new podcast, as I mentioned a few posts ago. The first episode with his …

: Oceanside '78 More stuff from the past. This is a page from Skateboard World Magazine, from 1978. The event was …

: Frontside at the TP This is a shot of me skating a ditch in Waco, Texas, while I was in college. The setup – …

: My new domain name Well, I took the leap and got a new domain name for my micro blog. bloftin2.blog

: Slow Mo A quick clip from a few months ago. Playing with effects and slow-mo. Crazy what you can do with an …

: The Hill Well, this is my work weekend. That means I’m off this afternoon and all day Friday. However, …

: Podcast #1 - testing, testing, 1,2,3 OK, here’s a test podcast. Just a brief file, uploaded directly to micro.blog. Recorded with …

: A friend's podcast A friend of mine just started a new podcast. He’s using Podbean, which makes me happy. I use …

: Twitter Tribulation Times During this time of tribulationon Twitter, the constant showing of tweets by people followed by …

: Well, I don’t want to over react, but I disabled cross posting to Twitter.

: My friend @theLoneSentry has been testing board setups. Here is my input. I have been riding an 8.25 …

: I have not been able to get out skating for over a week, but rather than posting another cute puppy …

: I’m trying to decide what to do about Twitter. I’ve been cross posting my stuff here to Twitter. I …

: First time he’s gotten really spun up. Okay

: on Micro.blog After a few weeks of using micro.blog, I’m convinced it is a better way to interact. The lack …

: Well it’s been rainy and crappy here in North Texas. So I have not been able to skate. However we …

: Boards My friend @TheLoneSentry just started a series of posts about the madness of constantly looking for …

: Some Slides Some footage I shot a few years ago. One of the shots has the sun behind me. It turned out pretty …

: Ofrenda 2022 Every year my wife creates an ofrenda in the days leading up to Dia de los Muertos. This is a …

: Been reading this, by @manton. Man - the stuff on Community is so dead-on. book.micro.blog

: Not quite a G-Turn This is a trick I do sometimes to go around corners. It’s a bit more fun than just turning. …

: Longboard clips Here are some clips from the last few years. haha. I had gotten this Bustin Boards …

: Style I’m not sure where this image of Brad Bowman appeared. Probably the last year of Skateboarder …

: Fly Like an Eagle This is the bank skating part of my part from the 2nd Neverwas Skateboarding video, from a few years …

: I got my Micro.blog stickers in the mail today.

: simplicity I know I harp on this all the time. The sheer quantity and quality of creativity this simple device …

: my stuff This is typically what I bring with me when I go skate. Like a lot of skateboarders these days I …

: A visit from a man in his bus My friend Joe Makarski parked his converted school bus in front of our house yesterday. Joe travels …

: Skateboarders and micro.blog It’s Micro Monday ( @monday ), so I’m taking some time to recommend my friend Chris …

: It has begun With this post, Brian Neverwas has captured the spirit of what I’m trying to start here on …

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: Simple Stuff It’s Saturday, it’s almost 6:30 PM, and I just finished skating. Posting everything from my phone. …

: Nose 360s A goal of mine for many years has been to learn proper 2-footed nose 360s, sometimes called hang-ten …

: So far three of my skateboarding friends are setting up shop here on micro.blog. All three are smart …

: Papasitos Rock n Roll I’ve posted at least one image of Dale doing a rock n roll at the Papasitos bank, but here is …

: Born to skate? I’ve tried writing this post a few times, and it always sounds dumb. Like excessive …

: Parking Lots and Banks Another one from the archives. I shot the first clip at the elementary school parking lot where I …

: A picture my friend Marshall took when he got his DSLR camera a few years to. I’ve always …

: Skating today Got out skating today. Trying to train my brain and body to skate during the daylight hours. Not …

: Morning Albums I don’t listen to two albums every morning, or even one every day, but on the weekends we do …

: OK, here’s what I was looking for. Also from the Buddha Bank, but a different session. The …

: Another few clips from the Buddha Bank. Actually, a couple of these shots are the same. Oh well.

: A few clips and Dale and I recorded about three years ago. We really need to get back to this …

: Another shot of Dale doing a Rock And Roll. This one at the Pappasito’s bank. It’s a pretty steep …

: An old trick This is a trick I came up with in college. Many people have come up with it independently. It’s not …

: Skating tonight We are quickly approaching the time of the year when I will have essentially no daylight to skate in …

: Cross post test of short post with an image. I’m pretty sure this was a vid cap.

: Frontside in San Antonio My friend Joe Makarski took this photo of me last week in San Antonio. I guess he was hiding in the …

: Web-Ring for skateboarders Regarding micro.blog, blogging in general, and Indie Web concepts. One of my skateboarding friends …

: More old pics - wide angle attachement These pics are from 2019 at yet another crusty local bank spot. Dale and I were experimenting with …

: I upgraded my micro.blog account to try out the email newsletter function. Hopefully someone will …

: Skate Archaeology I was poking around in my very large Dropbox tonight, looking for skate-related stuff I might have …

: Rock n Roll This is one of my favorite skate images I’ve ever taken. This is my dear friend Dale, at a …

: Birthday #58 Today I turned 58. Celebrated by getting up late, enjoying my coffee, and going to the record store. …

: New Board I set up a new board last night. My Mode pool model had reached the end of its useful life. This …

: So, I’m back. Was at a skateboarding get together in Austin and San Antonio for a couple of …

: Going to a skateboarding get together this weekend. Will be outside, so I can stay relatively safe. …

: Disintegration I love listening to this album over and over when I skate. Now I’m filling the room with it.

: MarsEdit test This is a test of using MarsEdit to post to my blog on micro.blog. I’m embedding this old video part …

: Some 360s Another clip from yesterday. My goal for this summer was to start spinning ten or more 360s …

: Flowing into Backwards Space Walk Something I started working on. Trying to come up with new ways to get into tricks. The carving …

: Tricks I'm Working On Tricks, maneuvers, and sequences I’m working on. In no particular order. If you are not a …

: Early Pandemic Skating In an earlier post I talked about my early pandemic skating. This is some footage I think I got from …

: Took a couple of clips from the other night and made this cheezy video. Slowed motion. The music is …

: Board Obsessions I spend a lot of time obesssing about my skateboard setups. A lot of older skaters do this. …

: I’m considering making this micro.blog site into just a skateboarding journal. Tricks and …

: Paderborn Freestyle Post for @frostedechoes, as he seemed to appreciate freestyle. This is my 2nd run from the 2019 …

: Warming up the cadaver My warm up line from yesterday. Having not skated for weeks. Ugh. I am still fat from last winter. …

: Slept in late this morning. Then coffee and this album.

: Wish You Were Here -- not you - the album Just taught Intro to Robotics to a troop of 2nd and 3rd grade girl scouts as a library outreach …

: Ordered the Cure LPs Disintegration and Head on the Door tonight.

: Day off. Music listening is happening.

: Work from home ritual Before the vaccinations were available I worked at home for 14 months. This ridiculous cat sat in my …

: 3-day podcast download stats We posted episode 30 of our podcast on Sunday. 3 days later it has 315 downloads. I feel this is …

: Traveller RPG Podcast Test Test post of embedded LibSyn player for today’s episode of our Traveller RPG podcast. Player …

: Tomorrow morning my partner Jeff and I will be recording episode 30 of our Traveller RPG podcast, …

: Into the Nature It was only 95 degrees F this afternoon, so after months of cowering in the comfort of our air …

: Nice site/service This site is a nice melding of the benefits of social media, the benefits of paying for a service, …

: My buddy Saturday afternoon with my buddy.

: Vimeo test embad Testing Vimeo embed code: My NeverWas 5 part from Bob Loftin on Vimeo.

: Vimeo link test Testing video link from Vimeo. vimeo.com/635845810

: Photo embed test This is a test. Here are my old Traveller Books. Still in use.