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July 20, 2004

Hair of the Dog

Longtime readers of this blog know that it started by accident. A bicycling accident, to be precise. Two summers ago at Aspen, I lived out east of town, on Laurel Mountain Drive. Cycling into town along Highway 82, on my second to last day, I hit a storm drain, and went over the handlebars…

As a result, I couldn’t write for several months — which ruled out my usual activities of doing calculations and lecturing at the blackboard. Ironically, what I could do was type, so I decided to download a copy of MovableType and see what I could do about putting physics on the web.

Well, I’m back in Aspen this year, and cycling about town. I’m hoping for a less eventful, if still productive stay.

Posted by distler at July 20, 2004 11:06 AM

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Re: Hair of the Dog

Cycling over the handlebar… hmm I remember Kastler did it too, five or six years ago. Also similar injuries :-(

Posted by: Alejandro Rivero on July 20, 2004 4:03 PM | Permalink | Reply to this

Re: Hair of the Dog

Was that really two years ago? Several faithful readers still remember your lectures during that difficult time.

Posted by: Brian Wignall on July 21, 2004 1:17 AM | Permalink | Reply to this

Re: Hair of the Dog

WOOF!

Posted by: Chris on May 14, 2009 4:12 AM | Permalink | Reply to this

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