Tuesday, October 30, 2007
Today is the first anniversary of my age being the last prime number before 50. Sigh.... but as my father-in-law Bill says, consider the alternatives. Mary-Claire told me I'm not old, I'm seasoned. Anyway, a brisk ride in today with the weather remaining beautiful.
Sunday, October 28, 2007
This morning Dale and I set off for the usual weekend hammer session around Bear Creek. Halfway through we got bored so Dale suggested a different route home that was a little longer. We set off on a quiet, wooded trail, a really nice ride through the countryside, but before too long we were lost in the wilds of west Houston. After some aimless riding around we fired up Dale's Blackberry and looked at a map. We weren't too far off course and pretty quickly got back onto the trail through George Bush park. The wind was out of the north and pretty fierce when it was funnelled through the trees, but we survived. We were out for nearly three hours and probably went 45 miles.
Thursday, October 25, 2007
Tuesday, October 23, 2007
Monday, October 22, 2007
Sunday, October 21, 2007
Yesterday South Africa beat England 15-6 in the Rugby World Cup final. England played well but South Africa earned and deserved their win. Oh well, today is another day, and another beautiful morning, so I hit the trail. Unfortunately it turned out to be a beautiful morning for a 10K run, too, so after battling runners for five miles I decided to keep on going and went through George Bush park to the east side of Cinco Ranch. On the way home I skipped the trail and rode down Memorial. Let's call it 35 miles - more than I intended but I managed OK.