For Facebook users.
Below are links to things that I put on this web page before there
was Facebook, Blogger or Flickr. I still update the content
as need be, but much of it is legacy.
Stories and photos
from my bicycle tours
What I think it's
like to live in Bellingham, WA
GLBTQ Resource Guide
Menu for more things on
Site started in 1995, became Theslowlane.com
Some parts updated 2017.
I'm also, a bit on
do we solve global warming?
Advancing technology is most likely the main solution
as I don't see folks giving up things like their automobiles.
Even most folks in the third world seem to aspire to drive.
Only a smaller number of people, like me, prefer car free living.
This means the main solutions to climate change are things like
solar energy, hydrogen fuel and so forth. Slowing down the
rat race is part of the solution, but I'll admit that technology is
most likely the main answer.
Sunset along South Bay Trail, Bellingham.
I'm a fan of reducing consumption. Slowing down and
most importantly curbing population growth. Progressive
sexual politics, such as gay rights and feminism, play an important
role in a sustainable future.
of life needs to be the bottom line. This doesn't just
mean better technology and more prosperity. It also includes
things like more time. For instance, a shorter workweek could
be seen as a step forward by allowing parents to have more time
with their kids. People would benefit with more time for volunteering
and community; basically less frazzled lives.
both technology and quality of life solutions can work together
for a better future. In technology we have gone from the high
space and energy requirements of vacuum tubes to less consumptive
transistors. Why can't our cultural life and economics do this
My card from around 1990.