Monthly Archives: June 2012

Giddyup for a Bike Rodeo!

I never thought that I’d participate in a rodeo with kids, much less lead one. But the rodeo I helped put on this past Saturday didn’t involve “mutton busting,” as bizarrely adorable and potentially child-endangering as it sounds. Instead, it … Continue reading

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Sprout A Little, Sprout a Lot

One of my fellow Ecolocity volunteers, Amy-Marie, is fond of saying that she’s a “lazy gardener,” even though that’s far from the truth.  After my recent experience, I have become a convert to this philosophy, at least in the realm … Continue reading

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National Bike Month, Week 4: Pedaling and Parades

With the end of National Bike Month came the beginning of summer, with Memorial Day weekend serving as both a closing to the month’s festivities and the launch of a whole new season.  Memorial Day weekend is a particularly big … Continue reading

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I Am a “Communal Enthusiast,” Thank You Very Much

Charles Hurt, a columnist for the Washington Times, personally insulted me the other day. He didn’t call me out by name – in fact, it would be deeply strange if he did and this blog would have a lot more … Continue reading

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