hawkeye (hawkeye7) wrote,

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Mont 24 Cometh (#2 in the series)

Took the bike over to Mal Adjusted with instructions to fix everything. Three hundred dollars and change later I have new front brakes, new rear tyre and a new chain. They even washed it.

Went down to the Red Cross Blood bank with Homer and gave 600 ml. Because I've been in the United States recently and they have West Nile Virus there, the Blood Bank will discard the red blood cells and turn it into plasma. Blood pressure is now 125/80 and Iron (haemoglobin) is 161 g/L. I just love watching the blood flow through the tubes into the wobbling agitator dish.

Lots of stuff in the mail today. The University College Research Committee has considered my progress and rated it satisfactory. United Airlines has expired 25,800 of my frequent flier points. Little Boo send me a really cute birthday card. And a new book arrived from Newtown (cultural hub of this great nation): Civil Affairs and Military Government in Northwest Europe 1944-1946.

  • Riding to work

    Bike path is busier than Burke Street these days.

  • Freezing

    Coldest winter in 14 years. Subzero temperatures every morning.

  • Cycling to work

    Normally winter means less cyclists on the paths, but for some reason there are more than ever this year. Passed two dozen on the way in to work (not…

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