Another motorcycle/mom mobile trip up the Blue Ridge Parkway this weekend. J really let her light shine this trip. She was so much fun to be around. We went to Santa Land on Saturday morning and she did the roller coaster and loved it. Huge for her. Normally her fear level won't let her do anything like this. Petting zoo, train ride, carousel, ferris wheel, etc. She had a blast.
She also rode on G's motorcycle for the first time. Just to breakfast and back to the hotel but still. Now I believe she's a biker in training. Time for my nerves to get rattled I'm sure. I had finally gotten up my nerve to let her ride a bit on the parkway since the speed limit is 35 mph and there's very few places for people to get on and off the parkway. So....I suggested it to G. He wouldn't let her. Turns out a driver pulled out in front of him and almost hit him on the way up and it had shook him up. Me too once I found out about it. I asked him if he understood why his mom almost had a coronary when he got his first bike at 9. He got it.
I let her ride up front with me so that she could see better and she loved it. Tons of fun and everyone remarked about her happiness. Even waiters and hotel clerks.
Fast forward to today. Lots of struggling going on. Me too. I just wanted to keep riding. Honestly, it's been too much for me too. Nashville, Chrissi leaving, 3 day trip to the mountains. Back to the real world.