Monthly Archives: November 2010

Additional winter bike commuting tips

This past weekend, Grease Rag held its Winter Skill-Share. My job was to talk about bike handling and safety, some of which is covered above.  Combined with the previous post, I think this looks like a good recipe for successful … Continue reading

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On Winter Biking

Good morning! I wrote a piece on winter biking a few years ago – for a zine called “Dames on Frames.” I’ve been commuting by bike year-round since our move to Minnesota in 2001. This is my ninth winter.  I … Continue reading

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For a little while….

For a little while, I think I’m going to be writing about how I feel about my dad’s death. I learned of his death on Tuesday, the second of November.  My niece sent me a facebook message, asking me to … Continue reading

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My dad – the photographer

My dad was a pretty amazing photographer. Here, I am posting an image of the solar eclipse of 2006.  My parents had traveled to Egypt, and they got to see the total eclipse!  I think this photograph is pretty amazing.

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RIP – Donald Lee Penn – my father

R.I.P. to my father, who died doing something he absolutely loved – scuba diving – due to complications resulting from cancer that we think he didn’t even know he had. His death is felt very deeply in my heart. My … Continue reading

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