Archive for the ‘Kids’ Category

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The mothership

20Dec11

When we showed up at the farmer’s market with bikes in the bike, a friend said the bakfiets was like a mothership now.  If it were a star destroyer, that would make our kids storm troopers, which sounds about right. They have poor aim and fire indiscriminately. The balance bikes at the market were the […]


The kids have been riding balance bikes since May. Took them a few months to want to try them and some time after that to get past frustration, but now they tear around the house with their feet in the air. G’s been walking in her mother’s heels. A few days later she got on […]


Dandelions

16May11

Winter ended months ago. I didn’t ride to work at all in January. Just walking five hundred feet from the house was a chore. It was pretty miserable all around and it lasted forever. Here’s the day in late February when the ice that froze the gate in place melted enough that we could get […]


Funny Bunnies

25Apr11

Happy Bunny Day. The snow melted long ago and we’ve been out, just haven’t had much chance to write about it. Will be catching up one of these days…


What does a day look like if the bakfiets is your car? It looks pretty much like any other day, only maybe you need a little extra time to get it all done because you’re going to be a little slower about it. What did I have to accomplish on Halloween? Take the kids to […]