The Last 5 Days

Day’s Verse:
And He was saying, “Abba! Father! All things are possible for You; remove this cup from Me; yet not what I will, but what You will.”
Mark 14:36

My goodness, for a while there I had been posting regularly and here I’ve subjected all you disappointed loyal readers to five consecutive days of silence. You’ll just have to make up the moral of the story yourself. Meanwhile, I will explain the silence in four words: Bicycle Alliance of Washington.

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday I rode my bike all the way there, “worked” there for 3 to 4 hours each day, and then rode all the way home. The irony of the situation is that I spend 1.5 hours getting there and getting home, so a 3-hour volunteering session equals 6 hours away from the house, half of which goes to travel time. Not particularly efficient, but boy have I logged a few miles (about 140 miles, I estimate) on my bike this week. All week the weather has hovered below freezing, often well below freezing in the morning and closer to 32°F in the afternoon. Then, when the sun sets, the temperature drops dramatically. On Thursday I rode in the 15°F weather in hiking boots and toe-clip pedals, and the ride felt horrifically difficult compared to regular clip-in shoes and pedals. Continue Reading >>