Bike Curious Master Class – Protected Bikeway Oak / River Rd

Today’s Master Class will start a series that will be traveling along an entire stretch of what is commonly called a “Protected Bikeway” in Minneapolis. I won’t trudge through the political mud between… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Redwood City California

The Fox Theatre is the heart of downtown Redwood City in California’s Silicon Valley. Across Courthouse Plaza from the San Mateo County History Museum, the Fox is a lovingly restored theater originally opened… Continue reading

A Little More Time At Pigeon Point Lighthouse

Pigeon Point Lighthouse was my latest travel postcard and I have a few more photos to share today.                 The Light House is on the Northern… Continue reading

Bike Curious Master Class – Trail Crossing

he Welcome to a new series of posts I’m calling the Bike Curious Master Class. I want to share the joy of bicycling particularly with those who are a little nervous (or even… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Pigeon Point California

At Pigeon Point a shining beacon in the fog still guides ships along the coast of Northern California. Now a California State Park overlooking tide pools and rocks with sunning harbor seals, the… Continue reading

Opting Outside

No Black Friday for us – we opted outside just as REI encouraged. It seems like a number of families did the same today as we hiked the last segment of the Shoreline… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – San Francisco Bay

The Embarcadero in San Francisco offers stunning views of the Bay even on rainy days. What once was a bustling sea port and a freeway has now become a 3 mile Historic District… Continue reading

Cycling and Caffeine – It’s Coffeeneuring Time Again!

Nothing I love better than stopping for a snack while riding my bike and thanks to Chasing Mailboxes I have a justification for my cafe expeditions. Coffeeneuring is an annual event that challenges… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Bonneville Salt Flats

This is the fastest place on earth. At least, in the dry season. Bonneville Salt Flats on the western edge of Utah is used for testing experimental vehicles and setting land speed records.… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Council Bluffs Iowa

Jun Kaneko is known for his large-scale works. These striking figures are part of an art space and garden outside of the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa.  Across the river from Omaha,… Continue reading