The reality is that many people have been walking or biking to work without these paths for years and years. These new trails create a safer, healthier lifestyle for everyone.
Growing up in the ‘hood,’ I saw a lot of disparities left and right, and that caused me a lot of stress. My escape was to run to spend that energy.
When the doctor told me to get my affairs in order, I chose to start walking instead. He now says I have the heart of a teenager.
I started walking along Brays Bayou almost 30 years ago and I still get out on those trails most days of the week. It’s nice to be out by myself to let my mind wander.
It’s nicer when your environment is cleaner, it gives you a better peace of mind.
These trails are clean, safe and wide—there’s so much space for them to ride around in.
The Sassy Silver Steppers isn’t a sorority, or any kind of club. We’re a kind of sisterhood. We’ve known each other for 45 years.
The thing is, this is our home and we can take care of it. We can take a handful of milkweed seeds and toss them onto the ground and grow something beautiful.
By the time we were done, we had a picnic table, a barbecue pit, a bike rack fence, and even a chimney swift tower for birds.
The new parks have really evolved to meet what kids of all ages need. They’re made for the Houston heat.
If you love where you’ve come from, you want to take care of it as much as possible.
It’s really like a family. We get together all the time.
I’ve put more miles on my bike in the past six months than ever before. I am outside so much more right now and I’m really enjoying that. My family is, too—I take my wife, who is currently pregnant with…
What brings us together is a spirit of openness. We’re much more than a running group.
We’re the Madres del Parque.