Tag Archives: Spring

Day 29. 30 Days of Biking

Looking for good advice on how to ride a bicycle? Start with this list. Always stop to: Clean your tires Remove your jacket Drink coffee Drink water from a garden hose, even a really long one Help turtles cross the … Continue reading

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Day 23. 30 Days of Biking

Fifteen years ago, there was a two-story house across the road from these flowers. An American Foursquare. Probably 80, 90 years old at the time. A woman stood on the top step of the house shaking rugs. (I think she … Continue reading

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Day 16. 30 Days of Biking

Snow. Again. The bluebirds sat heavy on the deck rail this morning, waiting for the mealworms that magically appear whenever the door to the deck opens. (Do they hang around to see their benefactor distribute the goodies? No. They do … Continue reading

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Day 9. 30 Days of Biking

Earth is unique within the solar system for many reasons. (The variety of lobster forks immediately comes to mind.) Continue reading

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Atlantic Avenue High and Dry

Beautiful day for a ride. And given all the flood coverage on regional media, I thought I’d ride one of the driest streets in Peoria: Atlantic. At the end of the day, it’s all uphill–and marked by flowering trees all … Continue reading

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