Tuesday, May 29, 2012

To the Beach!

Logged another 6 miles the other day with Kenny. I had hoped to do 10, but it was cold and windy and hilly! Ugh! It started out nice, but the closer we got to Nahant, the worse it was, so we bit the bullet, rode around Nahant and didn't bother going over to the Nike site. We couldn't wait to get back to the warmth of the car. On the way home we stopped at Brother's for a salad and some roasted vegetables.

I'm not complaining. Six miles is six miles, after all, and that gets me six miles closer to my adopted city!
Miles remaining: 3075

Friday, May 25, 2012

If I'm going to San Francisco...

So anyway, I may as well just say it. I HATE WALKING! I'll walk, but I don't like it and it takes a lot to get me out - which is one of the reasons I started this blog. I thought if I commit to it on a blog, I'd actually stick to it. NOT! So here's the deal. I know I'll ride my bike, so I'll do both! (I'm sure I'll bike more than I walk). And, I'll make it to the City by the Bay even sooner - maybe while I'm still young enough to enjoy it!
Yesterday I biked over to Salem Willows. The ride was great and I felt very stylish in my cute new biker chick outfit (pictured above). Driving through Salem in the middle of a week day though was such a disappointment. It was dead! Nothing going on at Pickering Wharf, nothing going on on Essex St and nothing at the Common. Sigh. So, I just continued on to the Willows. It was beautiful. I got a chop suey sandwich and sat in the sun. Ahh... When the fog rolled in, I rolled out. It was a dark, scary fog - the kind you see in English movies. Brrr... It really gave me the creeps.
So, my first solo 12-mile ride was a success and I'm planning many more! I was so happy that I got up off my butt and just did it!
Miles remaining: 3081