Category Archives: Washington DC

Namaste!

If I’m exercising these days in a non-transportation capacity, it’s likely that if I’m not on a bike, I’m on a yoga mat. In the beginning, I was skeptical about yoga. My first yoga class was about fifteen years ago … Continue reading

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A Guide to Food Bank Giving

During the holidays, many people are thinking of ways to give back to their local community. While they prepare Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner, they reflect on those who don’t have enough to eat and decide that they would like to … Continue reading

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Growing Community for Food Day

While many Americans associate the phrase “there’s nothing to eat,” with “we need to go grocery shopping,” there’s a shocking number for whom it really means, “Which one of us is going to eat tonight?” In fact, one in five … Continue reading

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Ride Report: A Ride this Good Only Comes Once in a Blue Moon

Trail/road: All over D.C., including some neighborhoods that I probably wouldn’t have gone to by myself – but I’m glad I did! Distance: About 10 miles Company: Hundreds of other glowing, smiling riders! My favorite bike shop, BicycleSPACE, never needs … Continue reading

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Biking in the Moonlight

One of the great joys of summer is biking at night. Even when the weather is smotheringly hot and humid during the day, nighttime is cool and breezy. Dusk is drawn out, revealing the stars that shine without the sun’s … Continue reading

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