Sunday, March 23, 2008

Easter Sunday

It was not a dark and stormy night, it was a clear and warmer-than-one-would-think morning when I headed off on the Schwinn. I decided to wander over to Spring Valley and see if the Quarry Road bike path is open. Yet.

The Spring Valley Swap Meet is open for business on Easter. Seems wrong, somehow.

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I can't tell if that is a black cloud or a fingerprint smudge on the lens.

Here is the entrance to the bike path/road. Seems to be still closed. How many years now? Three, four? Who can one ask when it will be ready?

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By the way, are these bigger pictures better? Is anyone still on dialup?

Since it was closed, and I didn't want to deal with hills, I headed north again. In downtown La Mesa I stopped to take a picture of a skateboarder banging his board around in front of the Methodist church while people were gathering for service. But first I decided to have a shot of water. When I reached down, I saw...

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NADA! I forgot my water bottle! I was so shaken, I forgot to take the picture of the annoying skateboarder!

I noodled around the Grossmont area for a while, piling on the tenths of miles. One thing, at an intersection, Mr. Car Driver, when I put my foot down, YOU get to go. Especially if you were there first. And on the right. That's why I PUT my foot down. To let you KNOW I'm not going to run the stop sign on you.

Also, to that guy in Spring Valley, my bad.

Someone apparently thought it might be fun to drive up this hill, possibly to vandalize the Grossmont High School "G".

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I like how the arrow points to the spot!

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Dirt and little rocks all over the bike lane! Yikes!

Across the street someone has pried open one of these boxes (Probably the yahoos who drove up the hill!), now we can see what is inside. Very electrical!

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Cute car for the day is this possibly Meyers Manx.

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Pet Peeve of the day is: Cars with no front license plate.

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It doesn't deserve a big picture.

Lens flare!

Ride Stats:

20.04 miles (32.26 km) in 1 hour 39 minutes 04 seconds riding time, but two hours even away-time. That makes for an average speed of 12.15 mph (19.55 km/h);. End of ride odometer reading: 6,955 miles (11,197.55 km)


The donut guy said...

I *so* wanted to cut my 68 beetle up into a dune buggy when i was a kid.....

Deanne said...

Aye carumba! No H20. Glad to finally get to see the pics.

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