Shared Streets: A Vision

Years ago in Spokane, I saw the future of bicycling and human-centered transportation on an outing with my family, and it looked great. Here’s what I saw: People of all ages, stages, sizes and colors putting up with each other’s…Continue Reading

Photo of octagonal green wire bike cage. Inside several bikes hang vertically. One door is open with a peach-colored bike sticking out at an angle with a blue bag on the front handlebars.

First Ride of 2024

Today I pedaled along East Bay Drive, smiling because I was riding my bike in the sunshine. So far this month we’ve had days of rain interspersed with sun and I’ve been getting in some long walks in Squaxin Park.…Continue Reading

Photo of a path through flat, empty land with hills and pinkish clouds in the distance ahead. Text on the photo: “If you are in a bad mood go for a walk. If you are still in a bad mood, go for another walk.” – Hippocrates

Walking Poems

“Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time.” –Steven Wright Walking comes up so often in poems it’s nearly a cliché. Poems inspired by taking a walk. Poems about things noticed on a walk. Odes to walking, the original…Continue Reading