Just Shut Up, Smile and Bike
My journeys to the library have improved my stamina, balance, and, especially, my disposition! We ride in the wind, we ride in the rain.
It’s 2.5 miles from our door to the Sterlington Memorial Library driveway. We have improved our time to 25 minutes. You may think that’s nothing for those teens of mine. Pretty good for a gal who just turned fifty. Hey, it is “No Excuses” season on Biggest Loser.
Bob Harper, you would be so proud of me. When the railroad track grabbed my bike tire and flung me to the ground, I landed on my knee. Since the track is at the top of a hill, I was working a bit harder, putting my weight into peddling… KapOWWi. The tire hit the metal, slid into the groove and just followed the rut.
Sandy had done the same thing a few days ago so now we have matching boo-boos and I’m a lot more sympathetic.
Yuk! That's not pretty.
Yuk! That’s not pretty. Matt was my chaperone so he helped me to my feet. I got back on my bike and we still made that 2.5 miles in 20 minutes. “Why are you crying, Julie?” “I’m NOT, Bob!
Mom Riding Bike
We haven’t been doing this for that long but it is already making me feel better. Not just physically but mentally, spiritually! So if you pass us on Keystone, slow down a little, smile and wave. I’ll try to wave back but if I cannot take my hands off the handlebars, I’ll SMILE back at ya!