Tuesday, December 9, 2008

A Fairweather Friend I Am Not


I got out and ran my errands by bike today as I had no excuse to stay inside on this freakishly balmy winter day. As I was unlocking Praline outside of Hobby Lobby, a lady passing by remarked, "Now that's a bike!" This is obviously a sign of the public adoration that Praline has been missing out on since I have been in the house warming myself by the heater. Now I must get out and ride more, even when it's cold. Luckily, I don't have to face the cold too soon because it looks as if it will be similarly mild--with some rain--tomorrow, but that's okay since I have a very lightweight rain coat and a lot of hats.

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Sick Days, Holidays, and Other Excused Absences

with permission from Amsterdamize

I feel like I've neglected my poor blog and my poor bike for quite some time. I've gotten out to ride a bit, but not as much as I'd like since it seems every time I turn around I have a family gathering to go to, I'm sick, I have the cramps, or I just don't feel like going out in the cold. However, I now realize it's not that cold outside compared to other places. I have plenty of hats to keep my ears warm and scarves to take some of the cold wind off of my face so I should be riding regularly again in no time.

I salute all of you who've been keepin' it movin'!