This afternoon I was bummin’ and stressing out on a few things. When it came to pick up the kids from school, I grabbed my car keys and started out the door. Then I stopped myself and said, let me take the Big Red Bike instead. The exercise and fresh air will do more good for me and my head than a car could ever do.
Bike riding has often been my form of release or a way for me to deal with stressful situations. Basically I use it to get my mind clear and help me refocus on what needs to be done.
This morning Cowboy was really antsy even after a walk he was still kinda high strung. So I busted out the big red bike and took him around the neighborhood for some fresh air.
The little fella still needs practice because he jumped right out when he saw a big dog. Luckily he had his harness on and the leash was wrapped pretty tight on the bars. I guess he and I will just have to keep practicing.
As you all know we do something called “Commuter Profile.” This is where we highlight a commuter…just like you! That’s right you can get your 15 minutes of fame, and show of your bicycle! You can send your profile to your family and friends…impress that co-worker that always is harping on you for riding your bike to work. Hey, what about impressing the boss. This is a sure fire way to get some good attention from the MAN.
So with that said, let us know if you would like to be our next Commuter Profile. For the guys…chicks dig it. For the ladies….guys love chicks who ride! Seriously!
With the passing of our dog Chuy, our house felt very quiet and empty. So we started looking around for the right dog to add on to our family tree. We went to the pound a few times, called on a few ads from Craigslist. Then this little guy caught our attention. We quickly adopted him and brought him home.
Cowboy has been great with the kids and has adjusted pretty well. One of the things I wanted to see was how he would do on a bike ride. So I got an old basket out, placed it in the Big Red Bike, which I now call Clifford, and put Cowboy inside.
He was pretty relaxed the whole time and didn’t even try to jump out.
I then took Breanna and Cowboy on a ride around the cul-de-sac to see how he’d do on the street. Just look at him, he’s enjoying it.