Monday, January 28, 2013

in recognition of intrepid bike commuters everywhere


At 4:40 on a 28-degree January morning, Christian Edstrom readied 
for his 40-mile commute from Chappaqua, N.Y., to downtown Manhattan. 
Mr. Edstrom, who works in JPMorgan's  operations division, bicycles round 
trip to work at least twice a week, logging approximately 600 miles a month. 
He averages 17 miles an hour and arrives at work by about 7 a.m.

Read the article (NYtimes.com) here.

Also: attention all cartophiles ! (noun: One who greatly admires and enjoys maps)

main exhibition gallery of Firestone Library, but only until Feb 10.  Astonishing!




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