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Blessing of Bicycles

I don’t often write about my weekend bike rides, but this ride was different.  And definitely worth writing about.  My favorite youngest daughter was supposed to have a softball double-header this morning, but the condition of the fields remained so wet from all the rain during the past week that the games were cancelled.  393 more words


Weekend In: Washington DC, Part 2

In my previous post, I talked a bit about determining travel and accommodations when planning a trip. For nearly every trip, travel and accommodations will be the most expensive part of your location. 405 more words


Do You Believe in Unicorns? #BikeInBloom

In 2014, Capital Bikeshare welcomed a solitary pink bicycle into its fleet, the BikeInBloom. This bicycle, the only one of its kind, is released into the wild for just shy of a month each year, as part of the city’s cherry blossom festivities. 380 more words

Commuting & Transpo

Solbit's Guessing Game: What city is this?

Dear Nicalai,

Hi. Wanna play a guessing game? I’ll show you four photos with a sense of place – all in the same city.  Maybe you can tell me what place we’re in; what’s the name of this city?  657 more words


An Ode to Bikeshare

I own three bicycles. I love Capital Bikeshare.

Thursday evening, I came home on the Metro, where I found the Capital Bikeshare 2015 #busybike… 142 more words


Biking the Washington DC Memorials

Biking is my new favorite way to tour Washington D.C. You can rent bikes for a few dollars (that’s for the day, not per hour) and the bikes allow you to see more memorials in less time. 246 more words

Interesting Tidbits

Bikeshare is my other Metro

My mental map of D.C. has looked a lot different since I got a membership to Capital Bikeshare. Being able to jump on one of those red rental bicycles and ride the next 30 minutes at no extra cost effectively collapsed my sense of distances between neighborhoods. 313 more words