Monday, April 06, 2009

Bike Ride Report

1st ride of the season, and the weather was spectacular.

Route: Southern Key Peninsula and Penrose Point State Park
Miles: 10
Time: 1 hour (plus a 20 minute pause at Penrose Pt to read Wendell Berry poetry whilst watching the sun play off the bay, ducks flying high overhead, small birds diving for fish, and the sheer majesty of a clear blue sky)
Dogs by which I was chased: 8
Fields in which llamas were grazing: 1
Swamps filled in with skunk cabbage: 3
Magnificent views of Mt. Rainier: 2
Abandoned hulks of boats lying beside the road: 2
Horses: 2
Times I had to stop for road construction: 1

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