That sounds easy, except I have to fit in making coffee, getting the family up, packing lunches, possibly moving a car and a shower. We live about 20 minutes from my work. My old routine of getting everyone out the door by 8 so I have five minutes to myself before a shower won't cut it, so I've been getting up at 6.
Today was another meeting and a test bike train run for bike to school day for eleven_year_old. Sixteen_year_old had a dental appointment at 9:45. So again, get up at 6, get caffeinated, a quick shower and eleven_year_old were out the door at 7 to rendezvous at 7:30. Google suggested 20 minutes, we made it in 15. Eleven year old needs work on situational awareness and stopping. I told her to regard drivers as blind idiots who are sleeping.
Then, get back for meeting and email, then taking the sixteen_year_old to the dentist. Finally, back to work, after dropping sixteen_year_old off, she didn't want to ride.
Last evening was busy, of course, due to prep work. Going over the bikes to test tires and brakes along with a few test rides. I found out that my hand me down mountain bike's rear tire kept popping off the wheel. I'm hoping it was just an old tire with a shitty bead, rather than something more difficult. Anyhow I ended up taking sixteen year old's bike. Fixing the bike is now on the to-do list, as we have a family ride planned for Saturday, and another bike train next Wednesday.
Tonight is a quick shopping trip, a quick dinner then Girl Scouts, hopefully only one way. Tomorrow is another early morning for a driver meeting.
It's not all hectic toil, drudgery and poverty. I bought a DVD set of Star Wars off ebay that included the original theatrical release. I can show the kids that yes, Han really did shoot first.
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