November 2012: Two Wheel Contact
After a healthy breakfast my favorite Eleventh Step tool is a bicycle and a half-hour ride before work. I especially like a stretch along the river behind the high school where I occasionally see deer, hawks, ducks and geese. On rare occasions, like twice last summer, I was blessed with the sighting of a bald eagle, and these were both awesome experiences. I always get to see the start of a new day with the sun coming up as I head east. I try to share the joy of the ride by greeting the runners and walkers I meet. I also try to practice some humility by picking up cans and litter. When...
Mason City, Iowa