"Nature is not a place to visit. It is home." – Gary Snyder

 Last weekend Alexander, Sophia, Steve and I went camping.  Our campsite:Our goal was to ride a bike path in Wisconsin with 1/4 and 3/4 mile train tunnels.  We ended up riding about 30 miles. The ride provided a lot of variety - cows munching on grass and making loud horn like noises, small towns, forests, and …

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True To My Nature

My kids have never been interested in competitive sports, however, they have always enjoyed being active.  As soon as the kids were off training wheels we were out bike riding.  Sophia will often take rides alone as well as continues to ride with us as a family and Alexander has become Steve's primary biking buddy.  They both seem …

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The Bike Riding Continues!

Yesterday our plans for today changed. We were planning on getting up early and heading from the suburbs to Chicago to bike ride along the lake all day. We planned to start at Lincoln Park Zoo and follow the path down to Buckingham Fountain and then back. Then I realized yesterday that the Chicago Air …

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