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Entries from January 2010

frozen slow

January 29th, 2010 1 Comment

TweetThere are usually two choices when you’re stuck out in the frigid cold on a bicycle in too little gear: 1. go as fast as you can while hoping that the resulting body heat you create will somehow overcome the wind that you’ve also created, or 2. reduce your speed under the theory that less […]

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nerding out

January 28th, 2010 1 Comment

TweetMy entire extended family is cursed with the whole “unable to see clearly” thing. Literally. Family dinners will easily result in every single person wearing a pair of glasses. Once that fact sinks in, it’s up to the ones who can sort of see to take one for the team and self-consciously take off their […]

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protein paranoia

January 26th, 2010 5 Comments

TweetGo vegan for 21 days. That was the initial promise. And today marks Day 21. I’m not quite sure why I did it, other than the fact that as a mostly lactose intolerant vegetarian, giving up eggs and honey didn’t seem too much of a leap. But cynical about how easy it really was combined […]

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womanly cycles

January 25th, 2010 2 Comments

TweetI’ve got a case of the Embrocation Cycling Journal Mondays, again. Go read my post here.



January 22nd, 2010 No Comments

TweetI don’t like to say that I hate to travel. The statement seems to immediately make you a smaller, closed-minded person who is only capable of being comfortable in familiar surroundings. It seems to kill off any ideas that you might have a sense of curiosity or adventure, or that you are in any way […]

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