Monthly Archives: January 2013

Biking with a Baby-to-be on Board

Now that’s I’ve told pretty much everyone I know in “real life,” I have some good news to share with you, dear readers – I’m pregnant! It’s our first child and my husband and I are quite excited. But the … Continue reading

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Culture Shock: What I’ve Learned About Sustainable Food from the Hunger Games

On brutal winter days like yesterday – 10 degrees! – there’s nothing I’d rather do than get a hot drink and read. Or to quote C.S. Lewis, “You can’t get a cup of tea big enough, or a book long … Continue reading

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Build Me Up Butternut

Going to the farmers’ market in the winter can be a bit of a bore. In the summer, every trip is new, as you wonder what the sellers might be carrying this week. But once the fall harvest passes, most … Continue reading

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Enjoying Winter’s Warmth

Warm winter days are always a treat, especially on weekends. We’ve had a series of warmer days this winter, but they’ve almost all been while I’ve been stuck in work. Going for a walk and having time to eat during … Continue reading

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Racking Up the Mileage Without Going Anywhere

While I occasionally break out my regular bike during the winter on nice days, much of my winter cycling is done indoors. I’ve tried a few different variations on stationary bicycling, and with everything in my life, I have Strong … Continue reading

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