December 29, 2009

A very Bike-y Christmas

By Elisa | 4 Comments »

I must have been very good this year, seeing as how I got such wonderful treats from Santa!

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Yes, that would be the Rapha Silk Scarf, GoRide Iphone mount, bike keyholder and Boneshaker Almanac!

The Rapha scarf was actually won on Twitter, but I consider it a Christmas gift (I followed the folding guide and think it looks pretty hot) and the Boneshaker is my copy since I have a commuting diary included in it (Go read it…now, go!).  This silk scarf feels like…well, silk, on my neck and does a good job of keeping it just warm enough.  Plus it came with a note that said “A ‘gentle-lady’ on a bicycle needs a silk scarf” and was wrapped so beautifully that I nearly melted just opening it.  Then I put it on and was in love.  It really does class everything up just a bit.  I may or may not be planning outfits around it for this weekend.  Maybe…

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Silk Scarf Fridays here I come!

oh, and did I mention that I got a new job?  Just before Christmas I found out that I will soon be the Project Coordinator for a local food non-profit.  This is exactly the sort of work I have wanted and hoped to do, so for my hard work to pay off in this way is so nice!  I am ready to start and hopeful that I can make a difference in Birmingham in a new and exciting way.

What exciting things did you get under your tree?  I hope it was a lovely holiday for all of you.


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  1. On December 29th, 2009 Dottie said:

    Congratulations on the job! Sounds like the perfect fit and they are lucky to have you.

    I love the gentle-lady scarf. All class.

  2. On December 30th, 2009 meligrosa said:

    nice!!!
    that rapha scarf looks so much better on women than men, too bad women are not part of their brand’s design/interest…yet. mmmh :/ maybe their resolution for 2010(!!!)

  3. On December 30th, 2009 Elisam said:

    Meli- Rumor has it that they will be releasing a womens line in the Spring!

  4. On December 31st, 2009 Cyclin' Missy said:

    Congratulations on the new job! It sounds awesome!

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