Ooh boy, it’s going to be a fun-filled weekend!
I actually received positive feedback for riding my bicycle this morning which is not something that ever happens in America:
But I’m sure it’s only a matter of time before I get shamed for doing something outside:
Apparently she doesn’t realize that families often share households. It’s not like they’re a bunch of strangers passing a cone around like it’s a joint at an outdoor music festival.
Sadly I think the biggest casualty in all of this is going to be common sense. To wit:
The “essential” businesses were included in an earlier executive order which required workplaces to trim down to 25 percent staff. It is believed that the definition will carry over to the new executive order (we are awaiting clarification from Albany). Those businesses are:
- trash and recycling collection, processing and disposal
- mail and shipping services
- laundromats/dry cleaning
- building cleaning and maintenance
- child care services
- auto repair
- warehouse/distribution and fulfillment
- funeral homes, crematoriums and cemeteries
- storage for essential businesses
- animal shelters or animal care or management
Not that I’ve ever brought the WorkCycles to a bike shop, but a normal person would, because getting the rear wheel out from under all that stuff takes at least half a day.
Well, ride safe out there, and make sure to install a social distancing device on your bike:
Group rides may be out, but judging from the local highways group driving is still acceptable.