Monthly Archives: January 2011

Fangirl Friday: Washington Area Bicyclist Association

Fangirl Friday is going to be a semi-regular feature so this blog is not All About Me. I’m calling it this because I’m a total eco-nerd (and a regular nerd, too). Anyone who knows me knows that asking me about … Continue reading

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Do you know where your food comes from?

In an earlier entry, I mentioned the community sustainability group I volunteer with, Ecolocity DC. Since last summer, we’ve been focusing on building the food resources available in the Metro DC area. One of the main resources we’ve been developing … Continue reading

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Your resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing – Abraham Lincoln

I usually don’t make New Years’ resolutions, but this year I have one out of necessity: to be physically and mentally healthy enough to complete the Climate Ride and maintain that state the rest of the year. Because I’ve already … Continue reading

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A Rule-Followers Manifesto

When my in-laws were visiting a few weeks ago, my father-in-law laughed at me as I waited for the “Walk” signal before crossing the street. Even though he’s an inveterate rule-follower, this wasn’t surprising. He’s originally from New York City, … Continue reading

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