Category Archives: Children

Bill Withers rode in with me today.

I don’t listen to my iPod when I ride my bike.  I know many people do, but I like to have all my senses working for me when I ride my bike.  It’s not so much a safety issue with … Continue reading

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Big ideas: Inspiration from Florida

So the Hoan Bridge wins Big Idea #1, and there were a number of other suggestions raised that are certainly worthy of further study.  A couple of the comments went beyond suggesting catalytic projects. Dave Steele and Michael Callovi both seem to share the same dream … Continue reading

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The Pop-in

I like living in the Washington Heights neighborhood for many reasons.  There are great restaraunts, coffee shops, movie theaters, gelato, etc.  But one of the nicest things is the neighborhood pop-in by friends.  Today we had three such visits, and … Continue reading

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When I was young I biked ten miles through the snow to get to school…

Someone on the Milwaukee Bikes to Work Yahoo Group recently asked at what age do parents allow their kids to bike to school. The percentage of U.S. students who walk and/or bicycle to school has dropped from about 50 percent … Continue reading

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