Category Archives: Clothing

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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Cycle Chic Discussion

Cycle chic is an interesting cultural phenomenon.  If you are unfamiliar with the movement that was launched by a blog, Cycle Chic, by a photographer named Mikael Colville-Andersen. The concept has since been picked up as a buzzword for fashionable people … Continue reading

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23 this morning, with a little wind

I haven’t done one of these in awhile. Helmet, fleece piece over my head and ears, wool bandana around my mouth, acrylic scarf, REI lightweight synthetic baselayer, wool sweater, long wool striped gloves from Ibex, Woolrich wool knickers, Ibex wool … Continue reading

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When life gives you windchill, make frost beards!

You wake up in the morning, smear some Nutella on a donut and wash it down with some almond milk.  (Don’t judge me.)  The cats are fed, it’s still dark out, your balaclava and mittens are on the radiator from … Continue reading

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Winter Biker Series

My favorite bits are, “Keen, intelligent mind,” “Powerful thighs,” and “Wool saves lives!” This image was created by Kurt Seaberg.  “It is meant to encourage winter biking in Minnesota.  See you at the ice shanties!” The Art Shanties open this weekend … Continue reading

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Ballgown for an enlightened woman

The modern-day ballgown that this Cinderella wears.

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Dressed in yellow

Cinderella, dressed in yellow… I don’t remember the rest of the words to this jump rope rhyme, so we’ll make the next line be “liked to ride her bike a lot.” Seems much more feminist than the other version. Today … Continue reading

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