Tuesday, tee-ball practice for Avery, swim practice for Sophia.Thursday. “Grandma, take my picture with your phone.” Then Sophia texted it to her mom and day with the caption “This is NOT dangerous.”The rule is once we enter the gates of the neighborhood where they live, they can take off their seat belts … which explains this picture … that I didn’t know was taken by the other passenger in the back seat.Along with this one.And finally a great picture of the photographer’s legs.
The last day of Project Ride Smart lets students experience some of the fun things you can do on your bike. Gina did Calf Roping (throwing a hula hoop over a chair while riding):Doug supervised the “Triple Rings of Death” (ride a triple figure 8 and don’t crash into anyone).I did the Bean Drop.Perhaps the most interesting activity was the Chaos Box. Students lined up around a designated boundary.The goal was to restore order out of chaos as quickly as possible with no additional instructions. Soon, this develops:
Only two days this week. It was also Teacher Appreciation Week. The Regency Park PTA welcomed teachers on Monday morning withandI always take the Red group for the street rides. I tell them they’re so lucky to be in the “fun” group (even though they’d been evaluated at a lower skill level).And then there are those special moments when you spot something and it makes you smile. (Thank you, Gina, for grabbing my camera and taking this picture!)