Little girls

Every time I pass a little girl on a bike, let’s say under about the age of ten, she stares at me. Not just looks. Stares. Every single time. It is not uncommon for a girl I pass to literally just stop completely and stare at me right in the middle of the path. I…

Dear girl

This poem is one of six that are in my book, Traveling at the Speed of Bike. It was written about a particular girl (not this one in the photo). But it could be about any of us. Dear Girl  I just want you to know I saw the magnitude of your strength, And how…

Where to give bikes to girls

Looking for a great gift to help change the world this holiday season? Consider donating to these organizations that give bikes to girls around the world. When girls have bikes, they can get to school faster and more regularly with reduced incidence of sexual harassment, assault, and trafficking. Increased education for girls has a longterm,…