When a southwest bike enthusiast calls the bike shop asking if they have time to fix a rattle.
The little town I live in, is just outside of San Diego. We have a cute small restaurant area in our 3 block downtown. The restaurants have beautiful outside seating, and lots of it, but they are still on very modified hours due to Covid. But this morning, I was able to grab a few… Continue reading Alley Art
With all the stories lately about racism, immigration and political refuges, I thought I’d tell this story. My Mom was born. Okay here’s where the confusion starts, in either 1914 or 1917. She always stated 1917 but after she died the truth came out it was 1914. The only thing we could ever figure out… Continue reading My Mom: America citizen, immigrant, racism
May 2020 As the riots continue just a few miles away, the smoke from the buildings that were set on fire fills my house. I can hear the sirens, I can see the helicopters. The bank where we had a safety deposit box was burnt to the ground. Tonights conversation at home was, “did we… Continue reading Covid-Lockdowns-Protests-Riots-Curfews
by Kevin Schrader Just my thoughts ….As of today there have been over 60-thousand deaths from COVID-19 in the United States.For some perspective on this, consider the following:58,220 Americans lost their lives in the Vietnam war between 1966 and 1973 (7-years)38,800 Americans lost their lives in Auto Accidents in 2019 (1-year) We have been tracking… Continue reading COVID-19 the facts and numbers
What a strange world we live in right now with Covid19. Follow along as a text message travels thousands of miles, but really only needed to go 100ft. Tonight, I received a text message from my daughter, who lives ten miles away across town. It was a forwarded message from my neighbor next door. Normally,… Continue reading Staying Connected in a Covid19 World
My life motto: “What the heck, give it a try, the situation already sucks and you’ve got everything to gain.” It seems with the current state of affairs worldwide Anyone Can Bike has temporarily morphed into Anyone Can Garden A few days after I planted this little pepper plant, I accidentally broke him in half.… Continue reading Gardening in a Pandemic
A quiet 10 mile pedal, thru quiet empty streets. Maybe we’ll do it again tomorrow. Maybe?