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the warm before the storm

December ... in shorts

It is December.  And we are riding in shorts.

Do you ever have those days when your responsible self says:  I really should stay at home and get (fill in the blank) done, or do this or do that… ?   And then of course you completely ignore it.  OK, well maybe you don’t.

With the holidays looming, I have a fairly lengthy to-do list – which does not exactly include spending a few hours goofing around on bikes.  Oh well.  But there is a pretty serious storm and rain event in the forecast, so we decided to take advantage of the calm before the storm.  (So if you don’t receive a Christmas card, you’ll know why).

I will also take this opportunity to thank my amazing husband for going out of his way to let me selfishly spend my time this entire weekend doing the things that amuse me (biking, photo-ing, sewing, reading, knitting, movie-watching, napping, etc.), as well as for his unending patience in letting me take his photo – repeatedly – while riding.  He’s actually trying to get somewhere, while I’m completely distracted by the lines of the road and a fence, and a field full of cows…

“Can you just go back down the hill and ride back up toward me so I can get a shot from up here?”  (Sometimes said not just once, but several times…)  Be glad you don’t have to ride with me…  😉

two moo

in the White Oak Valley

Posted by savaconta on December 4, 2011
3 Comments
  1. 12/4/2011

    I totally relate to the battle between doing the things you want to do and the things you feel you SHOULD be doing. A wise friend told me that I need to stop “should-ing” all over myself. I’m trying to keep that in mind when that inner critic nags me.

  2. 12/5/2011
    Jeff

    Just so you know: I took my Salsa to Chatt yesterday and tooled around town while Sarah had a rehearsal. Went to the North Shore, to downtown, to the Southside. Very urban, very fun.

  3. 12/16/2011
    Brad, from Shuttercal

    I love the B&W shot in this post.

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