Berry Tart with Lemon Cookie Crust

12 Hours of Cranky Monkey This next post is about bikes. If you are just here for the tart, scroll down. If you never try anything new, you will never know how fun it can really be. I didn’t imagine myself a mountain biker. I never even considered it. But somewhere back on a hot summer day watching my first mountain bike race a few years ago I apparently drank some Kool-Aid. A whole lot of it. I met some amazing people, made some amazing friends, watched some crazy races, taken some awesome photos, even finished a race or two. I’ve […]

Running, biking, and noshing. A weekend at Granogue 2013


Another busy weekend filled with mud, friends, and mountain bikes came and went faster than I would have liked. This is our second time heading to the epic 12 hour Granogue  race, but the first time really participating. Last year we had a killer view as we marshaled the ‘Tunnel of Love’ for a few hours, but being new the scene and not knowing many people, we left right away. This year we hung out Friday night (I got to throw down a little b-b-q for my friends) in that awesome rain we had. Saturday it was up bright and […]