Author Archives: Jen

About Jen

I like to bike, cook, and take pictures. Sometimes I bike places with my camera and a fresh batch of cookies.

Bicycle fabric

Some of you know I’m a pretty crafty person–Martha Stewart on a bicycle but with fewer tussles with the legal system (and my my standards, nicer hair and clothes). I will tell you this: cute fabric with bicycles is hard … Continue reading

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I Am Proud

Lowrah asked a wonderful question during Grease Rag introductions last week: what are you proud of (and it doesn’t have to be bike-related)? It’s much easier to answer the question “what are you not proud of?” There are a lot … Continue reading

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April means 30 Days of Biking

It’s that time of year again. April is coming, and that means it’s time for 30 Days of Biking! I’ll just repeat most of what I said last year: There‚Äôs a fun event coming up that originated in the Twin … Continue reading

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Back to cold and overcast

Today’s weather is shaping up to be quite a bit warmer, but yesterday I broke out the winter boots and yellow jacket again. I was glad for eye protection both days (think wrap-around safety glasses, sunglasses, or ski goggles) because … Continue reading

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Lake Maria State Park

I have returned, hale and hearty, from my epic adventure to Lake Maria State Park. I ultimately packed pretty much exactly what I said I would–I can’t remember including anything else. So, how did it go? In short, it was … Continue reading

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Planning an adventure

Time for an adventure! I’m spending the day out with friends and bikes. We’ll start by taking our bikes on the Northstar Commuter Rail to Big Lake, MN. From there, it’s a 12-mile bike ride to Lake Maria State Park, … Continue reading

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Ballgown for an enlightened woman

The modern-day ballgown that this Cinderella wears.

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