Sunday, March 14, 2010

Early Sunday

My watch said 7:15 but my body said 6:15. The temp gauge said 33 (F) and my body was in full agreement. There were no clouds but fog was in the valley.

And when I got down off the mountain it was nice in the fog with the sun breaking through.

I've written much about my feelings and thoughts on these Sunday rides so I won't bore you with that again. I just wanted to post a few photos to share the moment.

Bluekat commented somewhere the other day about being happy if it stayed daylight savings time all year.  I feel the same way.  I think we did that briefly during the Nixon administration.  And as I remember moms were upset because kids were waiting at bus stops in the dark.

I like the light that daylight savings time has.  More light is good... for riding and photography.


  1. Mike:

    You sure have some nice, less travelled roads in your area. no wonder you like to get an early start

    bobskoot: wet coast scootin

  2. Bob,
    Portland is laid out like a European city. The growth is contained close to the core. We have an "urban growth boundary" that prohibits the sprawl similar to Seattle & Los Angeles. We're fortunate to live close to the edge of the boundary so the country isn't far.

    Thanks for stopping by!

  3. Hi Mike,
    Looks like a very peaceful start to the day.

    My day is coming tomorrow. We'll see how I feel starting an hour earlier and a little colder. It was sure nice to have light at 7:00 tonight!

  4. Hi Kari,
    Yes it was peaceful (looking) but I was running late and I really shouldn't have stopped to take photos but I couldn't resist. It all worked out okay though. Hope your Monday went okay! Thank you.

  5. There really is nothing like early morning solitude for contemplation and refreshing the soul, is there?

  6. Beautiful photos Mike. Reminds me of here with the fog off the mountain. But BRRRRRR!!! It's too cold for my old bones!!