Tag Archive for bicycling

An unnecessary death

It’s always a shock when someone who has touched your life passes away, even more so for a teacher when it’s one of “your kids”. Such is the state I am in today upon learning of the death of Andrew…

An obvious sign

Let’s repeat a few things that regular readers already know, just to make sure that we’re all on the same page: My wife and I only own one car, of which she is the primary driver. I rely on the…

Rocked my bike

If I had any desire to do anything more than just knock out this post, I’d go back and find all the previous posts where I had lamented the lack of bicycle shops in my fair town of Hopkins, especially…

An hour’s worth of vacation

I’ll have to start this off with a disclaimer, in the unlikely event that my in-laws actually follow this blog: Honestly, I find your company enjoyable. Really, I do. I may have just married one of you, and I love…

One step forward…

On nice summer mornings, it’s common for me to buckle my kid in the trailer and bike on in to Minneapolis. It’s exercise for me, we get out and about, and there’s a really great playground on Lake Calhoun. On…

Photogeneric

I was looking through the photos on my phone and found a few to share here. Enjoy… Last month I had posted an entry saying that a perfect place to open a small bicycle shop would be right next to…

Bicycle! Biiiiicycle!

It’s getting to be that time of year in which I spend my mornings with the kid in the bicycle trailer, heading in to Minneapolis to enjoy the trails, parks, and playgrounds around the Chain of Lakes. Also this summer,…