Short answer, “Yes.” Long answer, “No.”

"You look miserable." "I think you have more integrity than this." Those two quotes rang through my head. A reminder. Surely not a gentle one, but a loving one. Tough love. Those words came about during a conversation with my best friend the night before I left for Oklahoma. She was right. It wasn't about …

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NewBo Culinary Ride: Farms, Food, and Fermentation.

Some nights ago I was sitting across from one of my favorite people of all time. Fresh from the pool she was wearing giant Sears cover-alls, a cropped Culinary Ride shirt of yesteryear, gold hoop earrings, and one giant smirk. She is the person who introduced me to gravel and TransIowa. She taught me to love …

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Route Planning 101: To the Gravels and Beyond!

This past weekend I was a part of the TransIowa V.11 Clinic. The clinic was in Des Moines and since I am still without a car I decided the best way to get there was by gravel. Makes sense, right? I got a couple of questions about how I made my route and what roads …

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Culinary Ride 2014

 Farms. Food. Fermentation. That was the mantra ringing through my head on Sunday, September 21st. The fourth annual Culinary Ride of Iowa City kicked off bright and early at 9am. The sun was shining and there were nearly 300 people milling around, checking in, and eating foods. Ride organizer and close friend, Audrey, was back …

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