During the week-long-party-on-wheels that is RAGBRAI, all… no, MOST inhibitions are thrown to the wind. Men and women who ordinarily armor themselves with suits and dresses – of the sort that hide bulges and accentuate the more flattering curves, be it of muscle or body shape – strip down to spandex, which by nature hides … More When Pigs Fly
To repeat anything of an ‘extreme’ nature is to insinuate a certain level of bravado, insanity or – more likely – an unhealthy combination of the two. This is especially true when there is a level of physical pain involved in the activity, but thanks to the human body’s ability to forget pain (of course … More Behind Bars (again): RAGBRAI
Dear Reader, Have you always wanted to shit in a cornfield? Would you like to leather-ize your skin in just 7 days? Are you too comfortable when you sit, stand or walk? Well then, do I have just the thing for you! The Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa, or RAGBRAI if we’re being hip. … More RAGBRAI: Or, riding with bats out of hell
Pets ruin your life. Let me be more specific, pets ruin your travel life. Yesterday Britt and I once again packed our bags for another adventure, only this time we had to tear ourselves away from our two furry family members that we have come to love more than we thought we ever would, Brix … More Runner’s High, Eh?
Ever since Drew Barrymore made her directorial debut in 2009 with Whip It, we’ve had derby-fever. Due to one reason or another, we never made it to the Chicago Roller Derby. However, remembering from the movie that the sport has it’s roots in Texas, one of the first things I did after unpacking our apartment … More Whip It, Derby Style