Back in the Saddle Again

The bicycle is just as good company as most husbands and, when it gets old and shabby, a woman can dispose of it and get a new one without shocking the entire community. — Ann Strong, Minneapolis Tribune, 1895 Last weekend, I bought an electric bicycle. I did not mean to buy a new bicycle. …
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Nostalgia. Nirvana. Nevermind.

I recently picked up a contract for some travel writing about Seattle, my home town. It’s guidebook style writing, but there’s an interesting twist to the approach and I was keen to tackle the cultural pieces. I’ve lived in Seattle for nearly 20 years and while I’m not in tune with everything that’s the new …
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By the Beautiful Sea

Our room was in the basement and the windows looked out onto a forest. It was quiet so I slept late and I was surprised to see sunshine slicing through the blinds. When we’d arrived the afternoon before, the fog was rolling in from the ocean and the temperature was dropping, dropping, dropping, but it …
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