Coast to Coast Catch Up

Outside the window, a cactus acts as sentinel. I’m in Phoenix, Arizona where the desert reigns supreme, alongside eternal summer. Just in the last week or so, I’m told, it … Continue reading Coast to Coast Catch Up

The Cycling Siren: Colorado to California

Outside, the surf pounds like an impatient chef on a cutting board. But with more finesse — sandpipers run in between each crashing wave, a breeze jostles the palms, nasturtiums … Continue reading The Cycling Siren: Colorado to California

(Almost) On the Road Again…

When I tell people I’m riding my bike across the country, responses usually drift (like loaded touring bikes in a crosswind) into two categories: WTF? Followed by: Are you going … Continue reading (Almost) On the Road Again…

Creme de la (Organic, Locally Sourced) Creme: Best of the California Bike Tour, Part Four

Particularly punctual it is not. Terribly truant it may be. However, it’s also the craved culmination of the California quest (via bicycle). Now it’s time to wrap this thing up … Continue reading Creme de la (Organic, Locally Sourced) Creme: Best of the California Bike Tour, Part Four

Creme de la (organic, locally sourced) creme: Best of the California Bike Tour, Part Two

Welcome back to the illustrious four-wheeled, cider-powered journey of Sylva and Tyler in picture form. Let’s roll right back into Day 5, like a phat joint on a downhill slope … Continue reading Creme de la (organic, locally sourced) creme: Best of the California Bike Tour, Part Two

From Sylva to Platinum: The Windup

Cake — it’s one of my favorite bands and lately one of my favorite indulgences. And as a wedding caterer, I’m basically soaking in the stuff. After the Cake Frenzy reached at … Continue reading From Sylva to Platinum: The Windup