On the bike, waiting for the traffic light to change…
Me: Nice day for a bike ride.
Dude on a Bike: Every day is a nice day for a bike ride.
Me: Yes, I suppose…unless it’s snowing.
Dude on a Bike: Only if it’s snowing hard.
Me: I draw the line at 50 degrees. I’m a bit of a fair-weather biker.
Dude on a Bike: I ride all year ’round, unless it’s snowing hard.
Me: Do you have a fat tire bike?
Dude on a Bike: No, just this one.
*Looking at the skinny tires and thinking, jeepers no*
Me: Well, good for you. Keep on going.
Dude on a Bike: Yeah, I bike every day, 30 miles. Fifteen miles out, fifteen miles back. All year ’round, unless it snows hard.
Me: #yeahIheardyouMr30milesallyearround #Iamabikingweenie
So, what did this conversation have to do with “We are the World” Blogfest? Not much other than I hope it brought a little laughter and light to your day. That’s the point of the year-long blogfest: To bring smiles and light to the darkness of the world; to find stories of the kind and giving human spirit and of those people who make the world a better place for everyone.
On the last Friday of this month, July 28th, a group of bloggers will publish posts of kindness, love, happiness, giving, resilience, laughter, light and hope. They will come together for the purpose of shedding negativity by sharing links to positive news stories and the awesome people within.
If you’d like to be part of this wonderful experience, click HERE for details and a list of blogfest co-hosts. This blogfest began back in March and will end on the last Friday of February, 2018.
Personally speaking, I’m finding many extraordinary people, programs and outreach in my own area. I have been greatly surprised at the wonderful things that are being done in the Fox Valley area to help community as a whole. I imagine you would too.
Be the dude on the bicycle. Take the blogfest for a spin. You don’t have to go the distance every day, just one day a month. Fat tires and snow are optional.