Wake-up calls on RAGBRAI come early, as most of us rise with the sun and are eager to hit the road to beat the mid-day heat. Why they do this monstrous ride during the hottest week of the entire year is beyond me. Nevertheless, we enjoy and revel in it. After taking down the tent … More Saddle Sores, Sunburn & Other Pleasantries
I haven’t mentioned this yet on the blog, but this past October my very first picture book, The Kraken’s Rules For Making Friends, was published! The novelty of seeing my name in print has not worn off (I secretly hope it never does). The sheer amount of work that goes into writing and illustrating a 32 … More Live, From New York!
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
After running the half and full marathon on Saturday, come Sunday morning some of us fared better than others. One of us had blisters the size of Texas, a few of us had creaking joints and all of us had sore legs. Needless to say, it was slow going, especially up and down the stairs. … More Every Which Way
After 3 years, 3 moves, and 3 countries (USA, Finland & India) we’re on the move again with IKEA, and this time we’re heading South. In just a few short weeks Britt and I are pulling out of our home-base in the Chicago area and heading to Houston, Texas. Thanks to the work that Britt … More It’s Official…Y’all