Kindness cups

I’m not saying we should do this, but IF we did this (with or without Bike Noodle) with our red party cups (which are useless now anyway), then we’d have safer places to ride bikes for our limited daily exercise and to get to essential services. (Note: Bike Noodle is only 2.5 feet wide so…

The wild

With all the lockdowns and rules and restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic, it’s easy to lose the wild inside that defines each of us. And, just in time, as a seasonal gift that knows no limitations, the wisteria blooms as a reminder. Other years, I’ve used my own words: This year, I’ve chosen Isadora Duncan’s….

CARE

The global headquarters of CARE is located in Atlanta, Georgia. Its CEO is Michelle Nunn. I would like to one day work for her. In fact, I recently wrote that in my required updated Aspiration Statement provided to Peace Corps Uganda (for which I am still scheduled to leave in June 2020, although I expect…

Leaps of faith

As I say often: There will be a day I can no longer do this. Today is not that day. Keep taking leaps of faith, folks.

The greatest art the world has ever known soon to come

Art captures and transcends our pain and bears witness to all aspects of our lives. It is needed now more than ever. If interested, see more #ArtOfBikeRiding here. and here. It may comfort you or bring you a much-needed moment of joy. It may also remind us all of how valuable public art is in…

Path and pace

Time is short. Need is great. And I don’t do uphill to try to talk people into things that make perfect sense to me. Every country, every city, every person, has a path and pace and when these align, the journey is a joy. I am fully committed to that joy as much as humanly…

Dear Mayor and City Council UPDATED

My metro-Atlanta suburb-city of Dunwoody, Georgia (which became the newest city in the USA in 2008) is showing strong local leadership regarding the current global crisis. My hope is that city leaders continue to do so regarding safe-access-for-all via the ever-important use of bikes. Here is the email I sent to them this morning. Please…