March 28, 2011
Today is Girls and Bicycles' third birthday!
To celebrate, I just ate that pink strawberry cupcake on the right, to commemorate my very first post. Funny, how something I wrote three years ago still resonates with me today.
I couldn't find my little birthday candles so you get three pictures of three lovely things.
May Girls and Bicycles continue to be sweet like the cupcakes above.
Fresh like the mini oranges below.
Sometimes I wish I could be more like other blogs. More technical. More organized. More bikey.
What these three years of blogging has taught me is that it's funnest to write and post about the things that feel natural to me. Although I do love riding the bike, what I find even more important is what riding has awakened and reinforced in me:
Love for my community, friends, and family.
Riding a bike and using active transportation may seem like a cheesy way to "change" your life, but when you start doing it (despite its ups and downs) you start to notice a smile on your face and joy in your heart.
I don't see why the most desirable lifestyles always seem to require the prerequisite of a motor vehicle (or several)... I don't subscribe to this line of reasoning and I challenge you to question it too.
Girls and Bicycles is meant to show what life is like for one girl and her bicycle.
Thanks to all you visitors who make posting so motivating and fun! Here's to three (or more) years!