Elizabeth Karlsson

How do Regular Cyclists Compare to Tour de France Competitors?

Originally posted on Fit Is a Feminist Issue:

I love this handy comparison chat from Bicycling Magazine: you versus the peloton.

Of course the speeds astound me (look at their average uphill speed! ) as do the distances, hours on the bike, and all that.

But I’m also amazed at how how they sleep! Since sleep is my super powerthat might be the only measure which I could compare with a Tour…

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Prayers And Reflection At Philadelphia Ukrainian Church

Originally posted on CBS Philly:

By Tim Jimenez

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Worshipers and clergy at a Northern Liberties Ukrainian Church offered their prayers to the victims of the Malaysian plane that was shot down.

The ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine has been on the minds of worshipers at Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, but worshiper Vera Sawchyn says…

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Charlie and The Chocolate Factory Turns 50

Originally posted on yadadarcyyada:


I’m celebrating 50,000+ views on my blog (Thank you! Thank you!) and the 50th anniversary (published 1964) of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl, published 1964.

Loved with this book, then I saw the movie, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory – my mind was forever altered.
A factory full of chocolate? It was one thing to read about it, another…

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