Saturday, July 18, 2009

Of Mystery Balls & Kite Poles

Rode to work yesterday. We watched a bit of the Tour during breaks and lunch. I REALLY wish we had a cable jack in my work area. I mean to say, the OLD library had one. But that is a different rant.

Now, THIS morning, I watched a bit of the Tour after I got up at 5:30 a.m. I ate my flakes, suited up (lycra shorts, bike to work t-shirt), and headed out.

Taking the lane in a construction zone with the blinding sun coming in low from the front is probably not the most brilliant idea, but there is not a lot of traffic, so I live for another day.

I've had more than one kite caught in a tree, I really need one of these suckers!

2009July018 Pole

Went down a slightly different bike path in Hillside Park, then did the u-turn at Cuyamaca and headed back up the hill. Found a hard rubber ball, maybe a lacrosse ball, in the gutter. Picked it up.

Grinded up the hill a bit, then stopped and gathered some rocks. Ground some more hill, then placed the hard rubber maybe lacrosse ball on a fence post. Noticed the pink shoe is gone.

You will notice in the wikipedia article about the lacrosse ball, the technical term for it (unless someone has re-edited it) is a "stupid" ball. Hey, it's on wikipedia, it MUST be true!

Headed home, fed the neighborhood tailless cat.

Just over fifty miles on the Jamis trip odometer for the week.

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