I stand astride my bike and wait for Katie to unlock hers, while I gaze up into an anime crystal blue sky dotted with serene white clouds contemplating their impermanence as they drift and dissipate across the firmament,
I'm interrupted in my reverie by the shout of a child. I look down to the sidewalk to see a little kid on a kick scooter pointing excitedly up at me and looking back at his mother.
"Mama, a yellow helmet!" he yells again, happily, and I grin and smack the side of my bright sunny helmet in approval.
One year ago: Close Quarters
Two years ago: The Best I Could Do
Three years ago: On Vacation
Four years ago: They Were Delicious (with apologies to my wife and WCW (no relation))