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LFG Charity Auction!

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

Many of you I’m sure are aware and perhaps even rabid fans of the Looking For Group fantasy web comic series by Ryan Sohmer and Lar DeSouza.  Well, they’ve decided to hold a Charity Auction selling LFG-inspired art works to raise funds for Le Cafe, a great Montreal-based charity.

They’re also even auctioning a chance to get yourself a guest spot in the comic… the honorable position of getting yourself killed by Richard!

Unfortunately I’m in no financial situation to be donating nearly the amounts I’m sure these wonderful pieces of art will go for, so I figured helping get the word out is the least I could do! (See what I did there?)

So check out the beautiful artwork and help support a great charity!  My favourite is certainly Richard: Fire or Cold by J. Leigh, but they’re all great.

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(non-WoW) 10 Lessons I Learned (or Relearned) on My First Bike Ride of 2009.

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009
  1. It is not a good idea to try to ride a bike with no air pressure in the tires.
  2. Tires will lose air pressure after sitting in a hallway unmoved for 6 months.
  3. Pumping tires to 65 psi is quite a workout in itself.
  4. Biking is extremely enjoyable and invigorating!
  5. Do not bike until you get tired.  You still have to turn around and go all the way back.
  6. The Experimental Farm is quite hilly and windy.
  7. The cows aren’t out in April! :(
  8. My bad hip joint does indeed still hurt when aggravated.
  9. My bike seat is much less kind on my tush than my desk chair, which has been its home for the last 6 months.
  10. I think I will enjoy my bike ride much less when I wake up tomorrow morning.