Thursday, February 7, 2013
What is a biking family to do when not all of our members are able to ride?
Milestones that are met by our children are documented and recorded—our child’s pediatrician informs us of when those milestones typically happen based on recorded data that coincides with a particular age. Baby should be rolling over at six months old, walking at around one, at three years old should be able to speak in multi-word sentences and by four years old should ride a tricycle. Every parent has expectations of their children crossing milestones around the same age that they themselves crossed that milestone. Walking. Talking. Loosing teeth. Grandparents are called to confirm, “Do you remember when I lost my first tooth?” I grew up in a bicycling family; our family would go on week long bicycling trips while other families went to…
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Summarizing agenda items for Tuesday, Sept. 27.
Tuesday night the City Council will vote on a budget policy resolution, University of Maryland shuttle service fee and a letter to the state's Department of Transportation that requests assistance for various city projects. The meeting begins at 8 p.m. at City Hall, 4500 Knox Road. It is open to the public. Anyone who goes to the meeting can park in the City Hall parking lot for free. Pick up a pass at the customer service window inside the building. Here is a summary of some agenda items: There is a motion on the table to send a letter to Maryland’s secretary of transportation, regarding capital transportation projects planned over the next six years. Allocated in the budget is $8.8 million to kick off the first stage of U.S. Route 1 …
Thursday, December 9, 2010
David Herlihy will sign his new book "The Lost Cyclist" at Proteus tonight.
Beer and bicycles are a weekly staple at Proteus Bicycles' Thursday night potlucks, but tonight, add one more to the alliterative lineup: books! David Herlihy, author of "Bicycle: The History," is coming to Proteus Thursday evening to discuss and sign his new book "The Lost Cyclist," which chronicles the journey of Frank Lenz, a photographer who took off on his bike from Pittsburgh in 1892 and wound up disappearing into Turkey. Herlihy will begin the evening with a short presentation before signing books, so come at 7 p.m. if you'd like to catch it. Proteus will have a limited number of copies of the book for sale. Per potluck protocol, you can grab some free grub between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.