Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Wednesday Again

Same as yesterday, it was 39° (Fahrenheit!) when I took off on Jamis this morning. Unlike yesterday, I had the foresight to bring my saggy arm'n'leg warmers into the house the night before, so I wouldn't have to change clothes out in the freezing, rather, garage.

At nearly the same point, I saw the OTHER lady-in-the-bike lane this morning. The one carrying the dry cleaning/jacket bag over her shoulder. An elderly lady. Around my age. Walking in the bike lane, WITH traffic, no lighting, but the bag was white. Pretty dark, it was. Traffic coming behind me, big pickup truck. I took the lane, yelled out to her as I passed, in my best Jerry Lewis impression, "Hay laaaaddddy! You're in the bike lane!"

The sky was rosy and enchantingly pretty as day was dawning. I hope you saw it!

After work, stopped by the cig store, a security guy jovially called me "Grandpa" and warned me against speeding.

After after work I drove up to the grocery store, saw a bus of kids from work, busted on the side of the road. Amazingly, a bunch of the kiddos recognized me, and yelled out the windows! Wonder what they wanted, me to give them a ride home?

Must drive tomorrow, meeting across town.

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