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The Indignities of Air Travel

We’ve been observing today that air travel is a distinctly rotten way to start a trip. There’s the mind-numbing sterility of airports (though we must say Heathrow has really pulled up her socks since last time we were there). There’s the indignity of being folded into a space just slightly shorter than your femur bones […]

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Should I Eat This? The Flowchart

So you resolved to eat better this year? Or maybe you’re just confused about food. Here’s the ultimate flowchart to make your eating decisions easy. [hr] Should I Eat This? The Complete Series Find out more about where food comes from and how it affects your health and the health of the planet. Should I […]

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Jane Riding the Mesa

In Which Things Go Well

In preparation for our big cycling trip next year, we decided we should get out on a few more-or-less fully loaded trips before we go. Our first trip was to be a gentle 3-day excursion: Day 1: Poway to San Elijo State Beach (21 miles) Day 2: San Elijo State Beach to Chula Vista (35.8 […]

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Tent at KOA

Margaritas Are the Cure for All Hills

In preparation for our big cycling trip next year, we decided we should get out on a few more-or-less fully loaded trips before we go. Our first trip was to be a gentle 3-day excursion: Day 1: Poway to San Elijo State Beach (21 miles) Day 2: San Elijo State Beach to Chula Vista (35.8 […]

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If the Plan’s Not Working

In preparation for our big cycling trip next year, we decided we should get out on a few more-or-less fully loaded trips before we go. Our first trip was to be a gentle 3-day excursion: Day 1: Poway to San Elijo State Beach (21 miles) Day 2: San Elijo State Beach to Chula Vista (35.8 […]

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Bike On Path

Of Mud and Mountain Lions

In preparation for our big cycling trip next year, we decided we should get out on a few more-or-less fully loaded trips before we go. For our first trip, we planned a gentle 3-day excursion: Day 1: Poway to San Elijo State Beach (21 miles) Day 2: San Elijo State Beach to Chula Vista (35.8 […]

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Vegan Cupcakes

Should I Become A Vegan? 5 Secrets Only Vegans Know

When I was a vegetarian, I spent a lot of time wondering “should I become a vegan?” I read up on the subject and talked to my vegan friends until I thought I knew all there was to know. Finally, I decided to go for it. Turns out, you don’t know what you don’t know. […]

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