Monthly Archives: November 2015

Trying to make it easier — a short one

Walking back to Brook and Gian’s house, up the main drag of Franklin Street in Chapel Hill, NC, I see a way to make it easier. Cut through the woods. Some folks may think I’m a bit nutty. I prefer … Continue reading

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Thankful for taxi drivers, leftover leaves, and Thanksgiving leftovers

Kalid, the taxi driver from Dubai who took me from the airport to Brook and Gian’s new home in Chapel Hill, was full of Thanksgiving wisdom. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday because it’s not about religion. It still came up, … Continue reading

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Cyclovia Tucson… Decorated bikes, no cars, happy cycling!

Hundreds of people whooping it up with no annoying cars driving too close. Small children on tag-along bikes with their dads, kids proud as they could be. Colorful fake flowers arranged on bike baskets, shimmering streamers flowing from bike helmets. … Continue reading

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