The joy of socks

Buy a pair of socks designed by Atlanta-mural-artist Yoyo Ferro and another pair of socks is donated to someone in need.

Rubber-hits-the-road tips

I’ve been wanting to do a series of quick rubber-hits-the-road tips while Traveling at the Speed of Bike. So here we go with number one — the good ole’ right hook danger, specifically when it involves a truck.

The wow factor

One presenter crossed the stage at the Fox Theater on an electric scooter; another on an ebike. Other presenters arrived on different scooters and bikes, and Kevin Green, the CEO of Midtown Alliance, took center stage amidst great applause on an electric skateboard. It was all very gutsy, especially when considering they were facing an…

I still can’t believe I get to work here

I pinch myself every time I ride into this space (such as yesterday) and can’t believe I get to work here. It’s a circa-1906 cotton holding facility converted into live/work lofts in the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood of the City of Atlanta, right next to the Atlanta Beltline. It’s where Bicycle Tours of Atlanta (and…

The children’s march

As children are increasingly marching in protests all over the world, I decided that my next found-space guerrilla art exhibit will feature street photography I’ve taken while Traveling at the Speed of Bike (of course) that shows children at numerous protests right here in the USA over the past few years, I am currently selecting the…

Boston to get new ghost bike

I took this photo of a ghost bike in Boston that’s in memory of a man named Richard Stanley Archer, who was killed in May, 2017 while riding his bike by a motor vehicle driver. A Boston University graduate student named Meng Jin was killed while riding a bike by a motor vehicle driver in…

Rainy day reading

Stuck inside on a rainy day? Tired of shoveling snow? Want to kick back with some chocolate cake? (Oh, wait, that’s me.) Well, no matter why a little me-time on the couch would do you well, now’s a great time to tickle memory alive, laugh and cry and identify, and maybe even get inspired to…

Off the Wall

The rain pelted my living room window last night as the flames in the fireplace danced in the near distance. Wrapped in a blanket I had knitted as part of my first memoir, Bucket List, I curled up with photographer Sheila Pree Bright’s stunning book 1960 Now: Photographs of Civil Rights Activists and Black Lives…