Category Archives: Baking

Bike to Work Day!

It’s not often that baking and biking come together in one event. Last week’s bike pitstop for Bike to Work Week was a perfect example. The last two years I’ve volunteered to bake bagels for a LACBC bike pitstop. This … Continue reading

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Chandler Bikeway

After going to an appointment in the Valley, Google Maps indicated that there’s a protected bikeway less than a mile away. Instead of jumping on the Red line like I usually do, I went on an adventure to check out … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

I don’t know when it happened, but Challah became my most requested bread around Easter. Italian Catholic, Central American Catholics and Catholics/Buddhists ask for Challah during Easter. It started with my sister’s mother-in-law, who is Jewish. I baked some for … Continue reading

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CicLAvia

It started with this tweet. The 9:00 ride and the 9:30 ride blended into one as they left at the same time. Colin Bogard of LACBC led nearly 40 bicyclists from Silverlake’s Polka Dot Park to Mid-Wilshire near CicLAvia’s western terminus. … Continue reading

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Errands by Bike plus Active Shopping Thai Style

Trendy clothing shops, the latest desired restaurants and bakeries line 3rd Street in Mid-City LA. There’s always the opportunity to spy a casually coiffed celebrity purchasing coffee or lunching at outdoor seating. Despite this illusion of a covetable locale, looking … Continue reading

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Whose Streets? Our Streets!

I had planned to ride the much touted and controversial Crash Marathon Bicycle Ride at 4:30 am. However laziness prevailed and I decided to stay close to home and watch the 29th Annual Los Angeles Marathon in my hood. The … Continue reading

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That 70’s Show

I’m not a TV watcher, but lately I’ve been watching Columbo and the Sixth Sense, shows from the seventies. I find myself looking at the styles – the clothing, the hair, the makeup – the landscapes, and the skyline of Los … Continue reading

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