Beautiful Godzilla: I Am Not an Athlete

Beautiful Godzilla: I Am Not an Athlete
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Yes, people, I signed up for OKCupid, the online-dating website. Since I spend a decent amount of time on a bicycle and/or organizing bicycle events (and writing a column about bicycles), that’s obviously something I added to the interests portion of my profile. After getting a handful of messages from “granola” types whose profiles lauded cringe-inducing key words like “hiking,” “climbing,” “camping” and “outdoors,” I realized I was inaccurately marketing myself as athletic. … read more

Gallery Stroll: Five Lessons For Loving Art

Gallery Stroll: Five Lessons For Loving Art
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You’ve heard the cliché: “If you love it, set it free.” Well, that really doesn’t apply to loving art. If you don’t buy that one, amazing piece, someone else will, and chances are you will pay twice as much to fill the hole left on your wall. However, there are a few things that (after years in a committed relationship with art and my wonderful husband) mirror how one should treat a great love. … read more

Dear Dickheads

Dear Dickheads

Dear Dickheads,
I’m currently dating a local musician. I’ve always had a personal rule to stay away from them, but this one was too cute to resist. I was wondering if you might have some advice on how to avoid the usual things that come with a relationship with a “rock star.” … read more