Fed Ex, UPS, Fractures and Bringing Bicycling to Afghani Women


Today is the 40th anniversary of Federal Express, now known as Fed Ex. Although UPS started in Seattle as a bike messenger service, we have Fed Ex here too, as shown below, parked in a bike lane…

Fed Ex

Interestingly, when Fed Ex trucks park in bike lanes and open their doors, their logo reads “FX”, which is also an abbreviation for “FRACTURE“…


In more positive news today, a woman from the US is doing good things in Afghanistan.  Her good deeds include setting up women there with bicycles, the riding of which is still, according to Human Rights Watch, “generally considered immoral.”

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