I used to think we had way too many bibs. Hardly used, they sat in the drawer– all 10 or so of them. That was until the drooling kicked itself into high gear. Now we use several bibs a day to capture the waterfall of saliva (yum) that cascades from my child’s mouth almost every waking moment. We just switch them out when they get too wet. Now I’m glad I have that many bibs.
Which brings me to the related topic of bikes. Early on, I guffawed at those crazy people that had 7 bikes and enough other parts to build 2.36 more. I mean, really. Seven bikes? One for each day of the week? Then the years went by and I realized that different bikes have different uses, different personalities, all of them fun and awesome. So now I just bought #5. It’s an entry level mountain bike to add to the tri bike, road bike, cross bike and cruiser bike. I’m just two two-wheelers short of the laughable 7. Like the bibs, it didn’t seem like so many were necessary, but time and experience can change things. Here’s my shiny new ride: