It all started at the tender age of three, when my estranged uncle Irving raised me to believe that attending the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally was the only way a boy could become a man.
Forty-two days earlier, cancer finally left my life, taking my six-year-old son, Vasu, with it. So I abandoned my home, my family, and my friends. My goal was simple. I would cycle the Pacific Coast Bike Route, alone, and when the road ended I would find another road to cycle.
When a beloved parent bends the truth, the child will likely alter what they know to be true about the world. They grow up feeling they can no longer trust their perceptions, denying what they know to be real.
Knowledge is power -- it is the power in all our choices, from the food we choose to put on our tables to who we vote for in our local and national elections. Less Cancer must be everyone's priority, and I am grateful to the many people who have joined the fight.
As the American Lung Association gears up for celebrating 30 years of what has become our organization's largest fundraiser, it's hard to not think b...
Spring is here, and many of us are drawn outside for some well deserved fresh air and exercise. The following list outlines some very basic, common sense safety tips, so that you may enjoy your freedom and get in shape for summer.
As you consider a spring getaway, make sure to take note of one of the country's best-kept secrets, The Blackberry Farm located in East Tennessee. The 4,200-acre private estate is surrounded by lush green scenery, unparalleled luxury, Southern hospitality and gourmet cuisine.
I sat in my supervisor's office and wiped away my tears as Karen told me that yes, the memory of that entire week was already gone. She had seen many families torn apart by Alzheimer's and now here I was, going through the same thing.
In honor of Ireland's favorite Saint, Pure Adventures celebrates these favorite Irish parks, pubs, cyclists, trails and festivals.
Here I am, an independent, confident woman with five pounds around my middle that don't seem anxious to go anywhere. Unlike my ex-husband and much beloved 30 Rock, they are telling me, "Don't worry kid, we're with ya for the long haul." Much to my dismay I knew something had to be done.
Leaning against the sides of the wooden market stalls are sticks festooned with coloured ribbons on the top. Made of braided willow branches, these sticks serve a very important role in an unusual Czech tradition.
As I splashed about, taking in Zadar across the channel, and my new little island paradise off the beach, I vowed I would be back again next summer.
These journeys shift views, open doors to new experiences and rad people, create memories and new foundations, and have their own unique set of ups and downs.
Imagine my surprise when I realized that several of my treasured workout songs are sung by a woman I first met at a meeting to plan a trans visibility action.
Italy is a top travel destination for cyclists for good reason: challenging hills, temperate climate, mouth-watering cuisine and fascinating history all make for an unforgettable holiday.
Not only are celebrities pardoned for their obnoxious behavior, their stock seems to rise. That's right, the more they screw up, the more they win.