what was that? is that all there is? who is this? this is it.

pilderwasser unlimited T-shirts  pilder what? kickstand P know knew spew snap shots autoBIKEography RAGBRAI  slide shows phot-o-rama stationary-a-gogo 1/2 x 3/32 links

tall drip

November 20, 2023

Using a reusable cup not for the 7 cent your-own-cup discount but because I’m single-handedly saving the planet one throw away cup at a time. Somewhere between here and there last week,  I lost the lid to my favorite coffee cup. Which isn’t really a big deal except when I want to ride away before I finish my coffee and it splashes all over my ankles until it all splashes out and then I have no more coffee and my socks are wet. 

Visiting my favorite thrift store recently seeking another other coffee cup I came upon a polished steel nearly newly new 12 ounce Grey Goose vacuum sealed tumbler for $1.74. It hits the spot. With the look and feel of a tall can it holds 12 ounces and it fits right in on my continuum. Full on phantom nostalgia syndrome. Full of hot coffee feeling like a cold beer. Holding on and standing by in the rain wondering why.  It fits right in on my Profile Design cup holder too with the assistance of a child-size pilderwasser bracelet to snug it up. My last coffee cup was rather short & stout so it blew the bottle cage out. extended exstruded extrapolated.  The cute little pw bracelet is reigning it back in. If you zoom in you’ll see the unmistakable letters of the live-wrong bracelets Bill Brady brought to RAGBRAI more than once. I'm wearing one as we speak (as seen in the postcard photos below) I just happen to have a ziplock bag full of those things sitting around waiting for a job to do. A job like this. Another example of in situ resource utilization…  

…ISRU fucking kidding me? 

pill identifier?

pillow officer? 

piss water?

is it raining? 

is Grinnell in Idaho? or Ohio? 

Look Ma, no lid


Add Comment

snot rocket surgery said...


Posted November 21, 2023 09:12 AM | Reply to this comment

pilder asser said...

if the research was done on a group of bike messengers instead of finance bros, it would be a lot more interesting

Posted November 21, 2023 11:36 AM | Reply to this comment

Bill Brady said...

Pilde W Asser

Posted November 29, 2023 07:37 PM | Reply to this comment

Add Comment

Your Name: (Required)

Please enter the 4 to 6 character security code:

(This is to prevent automated comments.)