Weather or Not

My new bike is more than a ticket to ride

Celebrating the holidays on the Four-Mile Creek Greenway in Charlotte, NC. Photo: Author’s archives.
I bought a bike and named her “Nel”, for obvious reasons. My rides remind me of my life long ago and far away. I’m not as carefree as I once was, but it’s great to get on my new bike and ride. Photo: Author’s archives
These woods where I ride hearken back to those of my childhood — minus the bumpy trails and the PB&Js. Photo: Author’s archives

A Native Texan and Mizzou Journalism grad, Nelson has worked in newspapers, politics, PR and as a high school publications adviser and AP English teacher.

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