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Small, sweet moments

Wednesday Shawn accompanied me on a hurried bike/MAX train trip to Vancouver, Washington. I was meeting up with my friend Coral, who was going to drive us to Seattle to see Amanda Palmer and Neil Gaiman perform. My “job” was … Continue reading

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Comedy of errors

Last night I had plans to meet up with a friend to see a “ninja” performance by Amanda Palmer. But first I wanted to replace the tube in my rear tire. I get down to the garage, take my bike … Continue reading

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My first randonee!

I finished my first randonee today! First, what the hell is a randonee? A randonee is a long-distance ride (usually measured in hundreds of kilometers: 100, 200, 800) that is not a race, but you are given a time limit. … Continue reading

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A taste of awesome-sauce

Yesterday evening, like many folks, I went to a Halloween party. My costume was a dust bunny. I wore a floofy petticoat skirt and mismatched gray and white socks and put cornstarch on my face and hair and wore bunny … Continue reading

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Chicago, and coming home

The day we’d planned to get to Chicago turned out to be a rather windy one, so Brad and Kim drove us to Joliet, where we caught the METRA train. We have light rail in Portland, only recently did we … Continue reading

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Catching up

So, um, it’s been a month since I’ve posted. I’m a terrible blogger. Here’s the thing: We’ve been home (as in, in Portland) for over two weeks. I meant to post about it in Chicago, and never did. And then … Continue reading

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Minneapolis, plus some news

So this post is probably going to be shorter than it would have been if I’d written it, oh, a week ago! From Duluth we took the Munger rail-trail for a couple of days, and really enjoyed the ride. Our … Continue reading

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