An 8 year ride for kids

Put an end to Bullying & Adolescent Suicide

In year 3 of this mission, I introduced a bicycle ride to my travels to raise
awareness about issues kids are having to deal with at far too young an age.
Bullying and Adolescent Suicide are two of these challenging burdens most kids
will unfairly have to overcome throughout the remainder of their lives. At rides
end we will have ridden enough miles to traveled the perimeter of the earth, twice.
My mission on this ride has but one focus: To save kids lives.


March 8th, 2017


3-8Bogart loves hanging out at C’mon in Naples. I love our annual visit to this children’s museum. Bogart and I love interacting with all the parents and children as they make their way to or from this wonderful facility in Naples, Florida.

A Splash of Color

March 6th, 2017


There was an immediate impact of the new sign on the rear of the Kindness Bicycle, it sums up what the Ring Our Country with Kindness ride is all about. I couldn’t be any happier to know the impact this ride is going to have. It’s amazing what a little splash of color will do.

Thank You Consulate Health Care

March 4th, 2017


Consulate Health Care employees across the nation celebrated One Million Acts of Kindness during February 13-19th. Specifically, the goal of this campaign is to inspire people to achieve one million acts of kindness in their lifetime. We received stories from our employees at Edgewood Manor of Lucasville II who were caught doing something “just because”, and other staff members from Country Meadow who sent cards to their sister facilities, Whispering Hills and Crestline Nursing Center. Employees at Emerald Ridge held a week long array of activities ranging from a food drive, to baked goods and helping a charity. Staff at Oak Grove came up with “The Escalation Hug Week” to hug one patient and tell them why they’re special. By the end of the week, employees were telling seven people a day why they’re special! We want to give a big shoutout to the following care centers for their participation and stories:
Newport News
Oak Grove
Consulate Health Care of Norfolk
Consulate Health Care of Williamsburg
Country Meadow
Emerald Ridge
Consulate Health Care of Chattanooga

Ring Our Country with Kindness

March 2nd, 2017


Raising Awareness

March 1st, 2017


Announcing the start of a new ride today called Ring Our Country with Kindness (R.O.C.K.)  This 9 month ride will take me around the perimeter of the United States beginning and ending in Naples, Florida.
This ride will raise awareness for children with disabilities and differences.
Much more to come in future posts.


NAMI of Collier County

February 28th, 2017


Thank you to everyone at the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Collier County walk today for their kind reception to my upcoming ride.


February 26th, 2017


Girl Scout cookie time is one of my favorite holiday seasons. Bogart chose the tagalongs!! Three cheers for Troop 23 from Naples, Florida.