Activate a goal!

“Get up off the couch,” or “Leave the keys and grab a helmet,” or “if you think you can’t, you’re right!” linger along the trail of taking the road less active. Finding a way to motivate ourselves to do something, anything, that resists the steady force against our health and well being does not come Read more about Activate a goal![…]

Women & Bicycling!

March is National Women’s Month. Based partially on Women’s History, this came about in 1988. Reaching back to the turn of the century, women suffragettes- Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony attributed the bicycle to be the greatest influence on the emancipation of women. Amelia Bloomer, the namesake of the 1800’s women’s pants that Read more about Women & Bicycling![…]

Fall Commuting!

Whether walking or bicycling, Fall weather changes the game. I think of it as “options.” In other words, what apparel and equipment creates more options for me to walk or ride. The saying goes, “There is not bad weather, just bad clothing choices!” Take a light for instance. With the onset of daylight savings time, Read more about Fall Commuting![…]

Utopia Revisited!

 For as long as people recorded events, writings, and other artifacts  demonstrating time and place references, the wonder of a “perfect” society or utopia has been dreamed about. Unfortunately, everyone’s idea of utopia somehow matches their own cultural bias and personal  habits and aspirations. Religious wars seem to get fought over and over again. More Read more about Utopia Revisited![…]

Active Transportation as a Gestalt!

Implications on how movement will improve life reaches far and wide these days. The idea of a gestalt is that we start seeing the shape, the big picture, and that seems to be what has started to happen. Recently, at a summit in Montreal, these words were spoken, “It takes healthy humans to make society function Read more about Active Transportation as a Gestalt![…]