Before we even get to the Trunk Bag, let me tell you about Po Campo, the company that makes it. The story goes: Maria Boustead was a go-getting industrial designer in Chicago when she realized that she didn’t have a bag that was both sturdy enough to attach to her bike for her commute and …

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Good morning, Misadventurers! (Or afternoon, or evening). We’ve begun our MISADVENTURES X REDFOX GIVEAWAY for #ExploringWomen. Entering is easy:  Think about how you’re an #ExploringWoman. Go to our Facebook Page. Like us and Red Fox. Then, comment on this post to tell us about your latest adventure, misadventure, or how you’re an #exploringwoman. Check out RedFox’s latest stuff here. Wait… …

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In lieu of a trail mix today, I wanted to share a recent EP release by a Durham, North Carolina band, Hardworker. I was nervous to start listening to something called The Awful Rowing, which I assume is a heavy nod to Anne Sexton‘s posthumously published, death-meditating The Awful Rowing Toward God, because I was having such …

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Red Thalhammer is not your average chocolate maker. From her name, it sounds like she’s more of a viking — a shield-maiden — which isn’t too far from the truth. Before Red founded Antidote Chocolate, and before she even thought of it, she was a designer working on the packaging and identity of other brands. She was …

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We were surprised to catch Gillian Morris long enough to interview her. She’s on the move, and her new app, Hitlist, is designed to get you on the move, too. If you haven’t heard of it and you have occasional mild to severe wanderlust, I suggest you download it immediately. It’s free, it’s easy to …

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I’ve been doing “gym yoga” for years. I became more flexible, more relaxed…I even got some tricep definition from all those chaturangas. But I was completely missing the point. I’m thankful that yoga has come down from the monasteries of Nepal and into the L.A. Fitness’s of Middle America, but its accessibility has led to …

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Melissa Wawrzkiewicz is one of those rare runners who is incredibly impressive and incredibly unintimidating at the same time. She hasn’t been running her whole life, but since she started, it seems like she hasn’t stopped. She recently won the Oleta Down 2 Earth Half Marathon (won overall, for men and women), and I imagine there …

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I should have started the list with Booty Shots — clickbait, baby! But, look, you’re already here, and where are those promised booty shots? Don’t worry, keep scrolling and they will appear (or will they?). We’re coming pretty late to this party, but Misadventures wanted to weigh in on an internet spat that began with an article Zofia Reych …

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