Monthly Archives: October 2011

Ensuring Halloween is Sweet For All

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays of the year – with the caveat that I have a lot of “favorite holidays.” Nonetheless, any time you get to dress up and eat candy meets with my hearty approval. Unfortunately, not … Continue reading

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Fantastic Food Day

Food, like the Earth, is something that we all have experience with, although some of us far less than ideal. Which is why it’s funny-sad that we need a whole day to be reminded of the food systems that play … Continue reading

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Still Riding Against the Wind

Usually, when I go for a bike ride, my main concern is getting where I need to go while having fun. This past weekend on the Seagull Century, my main concern was surviving and resisting the desire to whine. Thankfully, … Continue reading

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Why Bikes are Superior to Cars, Catastrophic Failure Edition

Now, as you might have guessed from the theme of this blog, I don’t drive much. When I do drive, it’s the 2000 Saturn coupe that I received as a junior in high school, not long after I earned my … Continue reading

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I St. Social – Saving the World One Bike at a Time

I deeply believe that bicycling should be safe and fun for everyone, whether you’re borrowing your teenager’s mountain bike or ride the highest-end road bike available. As a result, I’m a big fan of “social rides,” that allow both newbie … Continue reading

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