2. I took a bike ride on Tuesday in between rain storms. Now biking I flat out love! Is there a National Biking Day? I didn't take my camera or phone because rain was so likely. It turned out it did rain so that was a good call but......right next to the beaver dam I ride by was a doe - a quite attractive one who stayed there for a long time letting me observe her. I left first but I looked for her on my way back by. She wasn't where I had left her but as I got a bit further she was crossing the river. Two good camera shots I could have gotten!
3. Swimming happened Tuesday morning and will happen again Thursday morning. I really feel slow and tired when I swim and I am getting nervous about not having the end of the pool to turn around at and cop a rest when I do! I have already lined up a friend to go to the lake with me when I get back from Colorado (in the two days before I leave again) so I can do an open water swim. I feel a little better after reading a couple of tri reports when I can see that there are other not so great swimmers out there. But when I read results from the tris I want to do it seems like all the swimmers will be way ahead of me. It's all about finishing though, right?
4. I have half a day left of school which is good because everyone's behavior seems to have regressed and I am ready to say - goodbye, have a great summer to them! But today after some particularly annoying behaviors (taking all the kids to get a free soft ice cream and so many whining over the size, no sprinkles etc. and only one thank you. Really? I got
I won't be hiking up Pikes Peak this trip but please
be impressed that I did it last time!