Came to the realization that every single time I’ve been out on the bicycle with our kid (I never bike without him) we have had a “close call” with nearly being hit by someone driving a car, truck, construction vehicle (yikes!). I don’t have a death wish. I don’t have a death wish for my … More Heads they win, tails I lose.
We intended to go to the grocery store this morning, but we never made it. Nothing major, just a tire that badly needed some air. Just for fun I looked up how much the trailer weighs (empty). About 25 pounds. Put a 35+ pound toddler in there and add a under inflated tire on a … More Or maybe not.
We went to the park yesterday. After Tuesday’s miserable experience on the bus, I felt like we needed to have a nice adventure out that didn’t make me want to stab people. The park is about a mile and a half away, and involves riding along a busy street and crossing a different VERY … More A short trip to the park.
Public transport fail. Today has been a dreary cloudy gloomy drizzly day. Due to a lack of planning (stores weren’t open last Sunday because it was Easter) I needed to get to the store today to get some things. Primarily I needed to get the overnight diapers we use with our child, because we were … More Another one rides the bus…
Given my recent spate of posts about bicycles as a primary form of transportation, this may come as a surprise. We’ve not yet ruled out getting a vehicle instead of a bicycle. I don’t know what we’re going to end up doing, there’s a lot of options that are all up in the air until … More Or not….
Asked my kid where he wanted to go on the bike today, and he said “Target!!”. It’s his “happy place”, his favorite store, and I think it’ll likely be his first job in 10 or 11 years. Target is about 1.5 miles from our apartment, but on a couple of really busy streets. … More Go mommy GO!!
Yesterday (Wednesday) would’ve been a great day to take the bike and the boy and go on an adventure. But, my knees and my back were both bothering me to the point that even walking down to the garage to get the bike seemed like a no-go. So instead, the boy and I walked over … More Fear the mean streets!