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Trying to be less car-dependent

When I was a kid we didn’t own a car until I was 15. We lived in a neighborhood in St. Paul and so bus service was readily accessible. As I got older though I started to dream of the day I could get my license and experience freedom. I even tried to take my […]

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General, Write-a-palooza 2017

Gear review: Osprey Nebula

Continuing the theme of gear, I recently contemplated the idea of switching from a messenger style bag to a backpack. In the end I decided to go with a backpack. Then began the arduous task of selecting a backpack that I liked. I first hit up an office supply store, but didn’t find anything that […]

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General, Write-a-palooza 2017

Getting to bike commute again

This week I got to commute to work via bike for the first time this year. I managed it a few times last year, but this year it just didn’t seem to be in the cards most weeks. I love the idea of biking to work for a few reasons. It’s a great workout, and […]

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