Autumn Welles

Mar 12, 2021

Finding Jean Grey

Sometime last December, I convinced my partner to let me invite another dog into our house. This isn't anything new, really. I've been dreaming about my next dog for a few years, but it was a matter of timing and making sure Corey was

Finding Jean Grey
Mar 12, 2021

Finding Jean Grey

Finding Jean Grey

Sometime last December, I convinced my partner to let me invite another dog into our house. This isn't anything new, really. I've been dreaming about my next dog for a few years, but

Mar 7, 2021

De-Googling

Gmail → Fastmail with my own domain Google domains → NFSN Google DNS → DigitalOcean Google maps → Apple Maps + Komoot for cycling I still have Google Sheets on my phone, because I use those to collaborate

Nov 26, 2019

Coffeeneuring 2019

Through a Mastodon post, I learned about the Coffeeneuring challenge, and I couldn't not do it. Basically, you ride, get coffee (or a coffee-like drink), and take a photo. The ride has to

Nov 24, 2019

What I learned creating a Mastodon instance

Finding the right domain name is key! I wanted something regional to where I live (Raleigh), but inclusive enough I might draw people in from the neighboring cities like Durahm, Carrboro, and Chapel

Oct 14, 2019

Colorado camper van trip

Colorado camper van trip

Back in late May, Corey and I rented a camper van and traveled  through Colorado. Each day, we’d wake up, pick out where we were headed,  go for a hike, then camp

Aug 13, 2018

Overnight bike camping tips

Overnight bike camping tips

Photo by Tobias Kebernik on Unsplash. After attending the Oak City Cycling Project‘s  WTF (women, trans, femme) campout this weekend, I thought I would share  a few tips I learned during out

Jul 27, 2018

Cycling the C&O canal path

Cycling the C&O canal path

We are back! The trip was amazing, and I took notes each  afternoon/night so I could do a big recap here. I don’t feel  particularly exhausted, and I had a blast

Jul 8, 2018

Packing for the C&O bike tour

Packing for the C&O bike tour

So what should you pack for a week-long tour? That’s something  that’s different for everybody, but this is what I packed. My load is  fairly heavy, but I don’t need

Jul 7, 2018

Prepping for the C&O bike tour

Prepping for the C&O bike tour

This year, I had hoped to fly to Alaska, ride my bike, and camp  for a couple of weeks. That didn’t pan out, so instead I’m packing my  bags (technically panniers)

Feb 3, 2017

Working from home

I just finished up my first month of working with Bluespark. As  somebody who has always had a job that I had to go to, it’s been quite a  transition. My favorite