It was cool this morning, in the 50's, so it was hard to crawl out from my cocoon of blankets and bedspreads. But Gracie has started this weird habit of popping me in the nose with her paw and you can't ignore it. She's got a mean left hook.
So up I got and out they went into their little tent city. I fixed a cup of cocoa and pondered my day. Hmmm, what should I not do first? It's one of those lazy mornings I guess.
After Left Brain got up and we finished reading email and blogs and catching up on Facebook we headed out to do some shopping. It seems there's always something I want to buy, any excuse for an outing.
Then we stopped at Panera for lunch and on the way home checked out a couple of bike shops I had my eye on. I would love to get a comfortable bike to use for around the parks and some of the bike trails we've seen to get some exercise.
It's been forever since I've ridden a bike and oh my...how they have changed.
We test drove a Schwinn and I couldn't believe how light it was when I went to pick it up! It looks just like the heavy one I had as a kid way back when, but is super easy to lift.
Left Brain and I rode in circles around the parking lot checking out how they felt and rode. The pedals are about 6" more forward than normal so you sit up straighter and there's no pressure on the hands and arms.
This might become a reality in the near future as it would not only be a source of exercise but could be used as an alternate form of transportation for this one car family.
I've started knitting dishcloths in the evening while watching TV as it seems like a nice "winter" activity to do. It's about the only thing I feel capable of tackling right now, but someday I'd love to learn to knit socks, baby booties, hats, etc to have small items to give as gifts or donate to charities.
Long Live the Queen of Winter Fun