Adventure Nun

Making Life and Death Pacts with Strangers

Blog Published: April 1, 2015

As I look in my helmet mirror at the traffic coming behind me, feel the WHOOSH of the car driving by so close, and scan the horizon for cars turning off or onto the road, I am acutely aware that my life is in the hands of total strangers.

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Imagination and Snow Creatures

Blog Published: January 12, 2015

I had been doing various tasks around the convent and happened to look out from the dining room. Lo and behold this creature greeted me.

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Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose

Trip Date: June 20, 2014

Catch all the action from our trip to Fremont, California—travel journal, photos, podcast, and more—here on the Motherhouse Road Trip travel page!

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Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles

Trip Date: June 18, 2014

Catch all the action from our trip to Los Angeles, California—travel journal, photos, podcast, and more—here on the Motherhouse Road Trip travel page!

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The Nun and the Graffiti Artist

Blog Published: June 2, 2014

I never met a graffiti artist until yesterday. I was biking on a trail which took me beneath a bridge. It's a tough piece of trail to negotiate to begin with and then to pop over the little hill right before the underpass and find someone standing right there with a spray can in his hand ...

Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Trip Date: March 10, 2014

Catch all the action from our trip to Dubuque, Iowa—travel journal, photos, podcast, and more—here on the Motherhouse Road Trip travel page!

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Simplify: Finding the Line

Blog Published: March 4, 2013

Simplifying for me is not just having less stuff, it is also developing a habit of finding "the line" through projects or situations. The line, in bicycle and car racing terminology, is typically the fastest path between two points. While going fast is not my primary objective (at least not always!) there are other kinds "lines" that I look for when approaching a unexpected curve or bump in the trail.

NUNDAY with “The Biking Nun”

Blog Published: October 19, 2012

Sister Janice rides her bike into town, five days a week. As Healthcare Coordinator for the Mother of God Monastery, she walks the talk.